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Searching for Seoul’s soul

On the first leg of my flight to Australia, I walked through Seoul’s airport, practically alone. The marble floors of an airport constructed for the Olympics appeared surgically clean and echoed my footsteps. Continue reading Searching for Seoul’s soul

Malta’s Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Temples

Not far from the village of Qrendi, we entered a small museum cum visitors’ centre and on to Hagar Qim temple on a hot afternoon. Although the white roof over the site offered a welcome relief from the sun, it took away some of the ambience of the historic site. Built with huge stone slabs, the temple overlooked the sea amidst a barren, rocky landscape. Continue reading Malta’s Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Temples