It's short notice, but if you have any free time this Saturday afternoon, it being the weekend before Buddha's birthday, and me being out of town that weekend, it's a good time to hang around Jongno, which is strung up with lanterns all over the place!
On Saturday afternoon, at 3PM, I'm going to be at a nice little traditional tea house near Changdeok Palace, with whichever friends come out, and you're welcome to join me. I really like this tea room, and after some sipping and chatting, I'm going to take a stroll around Bukcheon Hanok village, have dinner somewhere in Samchungdong (depending on the size of the group) strolling over to Jogye Temple (which will be gorgeous with glowing lamps by evening), and down to the lanterns hanging around Cheonggyecheon.
You are welcome to come along for as much or as little of that as you like, and I'd love to see you. So how do you get there?
Go to Anguk Station (line 3), and come out exit 2.
don't trip on the old lady: I almost did.
when you come out of exit 2, you'll have a view something like this. Go straight, and look on your right. It's less than a five minute walk, and if you reach the three-way stoplight, you've gone too far.
There's a little place with plants in the window that looks like this, called "인...in Tea Drink Culture" (whatever that means) with a nice lady running it.You'll know you're in the right place if the raspberry tea tastes exactly like fresh raspberries.
Let me know if you're coming (you can reach me at roboseyo[at]gmail[dot]com or by searching Roboseyo on facebook), or just show up.
Take it easy, folks, and hope to see you there.