Japan & Korea Trip 2017 travel blog

Yonsei University founded my Fred's great-grandfather - the sword he was given...

Fred and his cousin, Peter, the last Underwood still in Korea

Part of the ancient city wall

View from the Night Market at The Design Mall

Cabinets of gas masks throughout the subway system

Stone pagoda

Temples lit up at night


We spent a morning at Yonsei University on a wonderful tour given by Fred's cousins Peter. We learned a lot of the family's fascinating history since their great-grandfather came to Korea and founded the university. Since then their grandparents, uncles and aunts have served as missionaries, their great-aunt was the queen's physician and another aunt who founded an orphanage among many other things was murdered by a North Korean terrorist.

We took the subway to visit several parts of Seoul, including the Night Market and were treated to the nighttime lights of the city.



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