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Gapyeong: Nami Island & Home

The morning of our trip to Nami Island brought snow, fat fluffy snow!!! It was the fluffiest I’d seen in all my (almost) 29 years of life living in summer. I was so happyHere’s a video I posted when it happened.

Ren and Ottie on a snowy morning in Seoul, South Korea.

Ottie and Ren derping with fat snowflakes upon us.So. Fat. And. Fluffy. Ahhhhhh..!!!

Tiled wall of a landscape mosaic in Seoul, South Korea.

Outfit photo against a tiled wall of a landscape mosaic in Seoul, South Korea.

Wintry scene with stark trees and our bus towards Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.The morning sun and the bus we took to get from Seoul to Gapyeong. We were very grateful to the owner of Hotel Bonbon for organising this bus trip for us; their service was really the best thing of staying there!

The bus deposited us at the entrance of the Republic of Naminara, where we bought our entry tickets and boarded a ferry to the island of romance.

Mountains and lake scene from Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.

International flags at the ferry port at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.

Lucky charms for 2015 at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.

Melting ice igloo at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.I couldn’t believe that they built igloos! Too bad the snow stopped by the time we reached and it was all melty…

Ottie warming his hands over one of the many open fireplaces at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.Ottie warming his hands over one of the many open fireplaces on the island.

Snowman sculpture with love notes at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.Snowmen for Winter Sonata.

Wooden sign in Korean about a garden of rabbits at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.

Panoramic photo of a half-frozen stream and insect sculptures at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.A most interesting sight – a half-frozen stream.

Recycled art at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.Loved the recycled decoration at the place.

Singapore portion with a merlion and bridge over a pond at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.We also found a spot decorated with an iconic image of Singapore!

Thatched huts with sculptures of tribal humans at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.Thatched huts and sculptures of tribal human starting a fire. They scared me.

Stone sculpture at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.Lots of stones.

Peacock eating outside a food stall at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.Peacock eating outside a food stall.

Ottie and Ren at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.The both of us along the Metasequoia footpath.

Picture of Ren & Ottie at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.I was very nervous with handing someone who looked n00b my camera (but Ottie insisted). This was the only photo she took that was in focus…

Ottie peering out a window of a gallery at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.Ottie peering out a window of a small gallery.

Giant Yut at a gallery at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.Giant Yut in the gallery. We got introduced to the fun game in this post.

Ottie discovering a library stand at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.A random book exchange stand we found.

Barbecued sausage on a stick with mustard at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.We got peckish. Here’s a barbecued sausage on a stick.

Pizza at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.We finally found a proper place for lunch. This pizza was pretty good.

Toilart structures at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.‘Toilart’ kinda speaks for itself.

Cute characters on the walls of a castle structure at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.

Cute characters on the walls of a castle structure at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.

Selfie with cute bunny on the walls of a castle structure at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.

Huge mother feeding child sculpture at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.

Huge mother feeding child sculpture at Nami Island, Gapyeong, South Korea.Despite all the cute and eco-friendly art, the most interesting piece had to be of this gigantic statue of a mother breastfeeding her child. I don’t even.

Outfit time:

Outfit at Nami Island: Uniqlo grey bratop camisole, Viparo pink lambskin leather jacket with gold zipper, Forever 21 long rust cardigan, Urban Outfitters floral lace tights.

Outfit at Nami Island: Viparo pink leather jacket, Marshalls blue shawl, H&M grey men's coat.

Outfit at Nami Island: Uniqlo grey bratop camisole, Viparo pink lambskin leather jacket with gold zipper, Forever 21 silver party shorts and long rust cardigan, Urban Outfitters floral lace tights, H&M grey men's coat, Marshalls blue shawl with gold studs.

Outfit at Nami Island: Uniqlo grey bratop camisole, Viparo pink lambskin leather jacket with gold zipper, Forever 21 silver party shorts and long rust cardigan, Urban Outfitters floral lace tights, H&M grey men's coat, Marshalls blue shawl with gold studs.

Outfit at Nami Island: Uniqlo grey bratop camisole, Viparo pink lambskin leather jacket with gold zipper, Forever 21 silver party shorts, Urban Outfitters floral lace tights, H&M grey men's coat, Marshalls blue shawl with gold studs.

Levitating outfit at Nami Island: Uniqlo grey bratop camisole, Viparo pink lambskin leather jacket with gold zipper, Forever 21 silver party shorts and long rust cardigan, Urban Outfitters floral lace tights, H&M grey men's coat, Marshalls blue shawl with gold studs.

Outfit at Nami Island: Uniqlo grey bratop camisole, Viparo pink lambskin leather jacket with gold zipper, Forever 21 silver party shorts and long rust cardigan, Urban Outfitters floral lace tights, H&M grey men's coat, Marshalls blue shawl with gold studs.

We headed home the next day. It had been a marvellous trip, but bound to have ended sooner or later.

Panoramic view of Ottie and Ren on the train to Incheon Airport, South Korea.On the express train bound for the airport.

Clouds from the plane.

Flower-shaped structures from the plane.

Smoky spot among greens from the plane.

Visit Malaysia ad featuring two caucasians excited over a Rafflesia flower on the backseat of a plane.Never knew why these tourists would want to even open their mouths around a Rafflesia flower. Just so you know, it purportedly smells like corpses.

ANYWAY, we’ll miss you, Korea! Hope to visit again some day. :)

OUTFIT
Pink leather jacket c/o Viparo
Bratop from Uniqlo
Men’s coat from H&M
Silver shorts & cardigan from Forever 21
Floral lace tights from Urban Outfitters
Studded blue shawl from Marshalls
Sneakers from McQ x Puma

Outfit photos taken by Ottie.

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