Now that I am employed again (at a law library-- my first day is this upcoming Monday, eek!), I've been putting ink to paper again and have resumed with journaling my travels around Asia with Colin.
Random note: I've recently treated myself by buying this pen. I've heard a lot of good things about the Pentel Brush Pen before, but haven't been able to justify its price (okay, I know $14 for a pen isn't THAT expensive, but it is compared to Sharpies and Micron Pens). The Pentel Brush Pen is AWESOME. I've used brush pens, specifically from the Micron line, a lot before when I've been too lazy to use an inkwell/actual brush, but having actual hairs instead of a felt brush makes a whole world of difference in inking! Also, the Pentel Brush Pen takes refills when it runs out of ink, so it's actually pretty cost-effective.
I looooooooove it.
Here is the first 1.5 days of the trip. It's going to be a long time to document the entire thing, but I'm chipping away at it.
With it taking so long and having not even documented 2 full days of this trip yet though, China, Korea, and Japan seem so far away.
In any case, here's a souvenir from Korea-- in order to go to the JSA at Panmunjom, you have to sign a waiver saying you won't scoff at North Koreans or, most importantly, point at them. Also, that the United Nations Command isn't accountable if you get shot/killed: