Totally googled that. But that I did! Not too bad I reckon.
Day 5, 20 May, Wednesday
Slept early the night before because.. We were gonna scale the ‘sunrise peak’! Absolutely hated waking up, it was 4 am for goodness sake! T_T I was dragging myself around lah. And then when we got to the carpark, it was foggy… tempted to just sleep in the car LOL but somehow I managed to climb the damn peak wtf.
Said goodbye to doge and our air bnb-owner. The drive back to the car centre was easy too. Bye car! Took the shuttle back to the airport and waited for our flight.
Upon touching down, we went to our next airbnb, had the whole apartment to ourselves. Weird, didn’t take a pic of our apartment! No bedrooms, your bed is where the kitchen is LOL. I guess you aren’t really supposed to cook then.. Service apartment I suppose? Lots of people renting it.
Went out for a walk! Or rather… time to shop! I bought myself three small bags (same bag, diff colours wtf). Yup, done with shopping for the entire trip. Decided to look at their street food instead. There were sausages which I didn’t eat…
Not sure what this is, but it’s a stew with potatoes, carrots, and noodles. super yummy, but it got a bit too salty at the end. Also, there was way too much food lah -_- Seriously over-ordered the entire trip, Chinese can be such gluttons… Ok but look at that adorable egg that has been decorated to look like a chick.
Here’s us pre-meal. Shy’s waiting for the food, while I’m waiting to digest the snacks.. hur…
Face. Because… I reallllly dislike it when people get too close to me. Ack. Anyway, as if we couldn’t finish the noodles, someone decided that we had to order rice -_- shy i’m looking at you.
Food coma? understatement of the year, was so full I decided to walk back to our apartment (just 2 train stops away, plus it was getting a lil cold, so I wouldn’t perspire). Then shy got me annoyed again because she wanted time alone but didn’t tell us and just gave us random locations to find her and she obviously wasn’t there when we went. urg. remember feeling crazily peeved that night because I wasn’t in a good mood either… like, farrrrrk. thought she’s be frank enough to tell me to fuck off for the night but no… wild goose chase wtf. ok enough annoyed thoughts..
Day 6, 21 May, Thursday
This was supposed to my my second fav day ever BECAUSE WE WERE GOING TO THE THEME PARK. WADDUPPPPP. love theme parks I’d wake up early just to be there when it opens because I’m a loser like that. I remember being all jittery when they decided to go elsewhere for breakfast BECAUSE WHY? WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT. THE THEME PARK HAS LOTSA SNACKS COME ON GUYS. but like a docile puppy I followed. HAIH.
Here’s shy looking pretty fab with her get up, plus, red hair and new sunnies from the airport.
Then the lady decided to give me a bowl of noodles, to which I panicked and told shy, “i wanted ala carte! not set meal!!! I can’t finish it!! omg tell her to stop, pls!” And shy said the lady wanted me to try her food omg ahjuma why are you so kind what did I do to deserve this… I clearly looked like a tourist because neither of the two got the same treatment. winning in life?
If you’re wondering why my cheeks are that red… nah not make up LOL but Korea’s air is really dry and my skin was super itchy and it was cracking and I was actually miserable. Wanted to buy body moisturiser but they only sell 1L tubs so I resorted to uhh.. stealing two pumps of moisturiser from a random facial shop and running out. I FELT SO BAD BUT REALLY.. what can I do with 1L of moisturiser??
anyway, after the very.. filling breakfast, we finally headed to the theme park. HELLO LOTTE WORLD!!!!!!!!! was jumping up and down like a crazy kid on sugar. LOOK AT THE HOT AIR BALLOON.
Wanted to sit it a second time just because.. but decided we should sit the pirate ship instead!
We also sat the roller coaster, it was not scary at all… but was rather fun I suppose. Then we decided to head out because the rest of the rides looked rather kiddy…
To up the scare factor, shy and I decided to have a competition. See who can fold a paper crane quicker. Loser will have to sleep with jo (we had 2 queen beds in the room). Here we are with our square papers! (torn from the map, no less)
While queueing for our next ride, shy wanted to compete again, because this time, there’s no movement… so by right she’ll be able to win. Ok CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. Loser must pay for winner’s jumjubang. (Yes I realise I’m saying it wrongly but I don’t really care).
WADDUP THANKS SHY FOR PAYING FOR MY JUMJUBANG AND GIVING ME THE BED ALBEIT UNWILLINGLY. You were a great sport.
Ride was a lil scary at first, but because it wasn’t free fall (the speed was controlled) so it wasn’t thaaaat scary. It did go 360 degrees though, whoopadeewhoop!
And because I didn’t get to experience the previous ride fully, we went on it once again. WORTH IT. Was scarier this time round. I guess next time to distract myself from heights/roller coasters I should fold paper cranes.
Also, spotted this at the mall:
We were all.. pfft. of course life is a competition. LOL.
Went back to put our stuff down, and we started looking for a jumjubang! Found one near our place! Woowoo! Here’s my dressing btw. I thought my tail of a hair looked good so.. gotta take a pic haahha.
The jumjubang was quite an experince because I don’t like naked bodies much. And I was shrieking the place down when the lady tried to take my towels away from me.. Why don’t we get larger towels to cover our.. yknow.. bits. T_T Shy enjoyed her body scrub very much.. and I was just hiding in the corner of the pool with my knees up to my chest looking very out of place.
There were so many naked women around me what is this?! And I did a lot of reflection. Like, I was wondering how women with less-than-perfect bodies (and unwaxed vaginas) could just step into the open and love their bodies. I for sure, can’t. I was obviously being very critical (of them and myself, too) and I couldn’t understand why I felt that women had to have perfect bodies. Quite disappointed in myself, really. That even after exercising I still feel self conscious and can’t bring myself to love bodies that aren’t photoshopped. I guess the next thing to work on isn’t my body, but my mind. Hmm.
We also went to the dry saunas. Haha. Cannot wear bras and underwear one! Only the pajamas they give. I realise I don’t perspire that easily because I went to all rooms and didn’t break out in sweat.. while the other two did.. and then I went into the hottest room and could sit in there w/o dying.. sat alone obviously the other two ran out after a min.
It was a fun experience, but I reckon it’ll be more fun if I could shake off the body insecurity! As shy told me, “Your body is nicer than mine but you’re feeling more self conscious than I am”. Haiz, such things take a longer time to work on…
Okay that’s enough for now, but before I go, here’s a preview of our sleeping arrangement!Shy’s sleeping on the right under her blanket hahahaha. Damn, sharing a bed is really tough, I absolutely hate sharing beds (but only because I can’t roll around), and so my future bed will be a super king sized bed!! woohoo!!
FYI, I slept really well that night, woke up the next morning with my legs on my pillow. sign of a good sleep man. That day, I was called the sun dial, turning as the sun shined into our apartment…
Three more days before I’m done with my Korea Trip!! I think it’ll have to be three separate posts because I took many pictures!!!