Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Leaving Seoul Seeking Soul

In a mere 6 hours time I will begin my journey south east, leaving Seoul for the greener pastures of GyeongJu City. Seeking peace of mind and comfort in heart I will stay at Golgul Temple for several days and possibly more, living with the Monks, practicing Seonmudo and meditating. I hope this will bring some peace and focus to my rather turbulent existence.

I admit that I am nervous. This is, truly, my first time traveling by myself. Sure, I came to Korea alone and have travelled three days in England alone. But in each of these instances I quickly surrounded myself with people of the same trade, same purpose or with distant relatives. This is my first time traveling alone in a country whose language, I am far from mastering.