I visited my friend Mat's new place in Itaewon-2-Dong, near Namsan, and took in the view:
No, even if you click on that photo, it won't amount to much. Try clicking this link for a full size photo. It's a rather impressive view. I've always loved the 'villa'-covered hilly areas of Seoul. You do get some rather glaring juxtapositions of old and new in the area:
We also had to guess that in order to construct a new multi-story building in a spot like the one above, everything would have to be carried a certain distance by hand - not a job most construction companies would want to take, I would imagine.
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