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Seoul now holds special place

It has been two weeks since I wrote my last column. In the meantime, Marnie and I travelled to our son Adam's wedding to Meesun Shin in Seoul, South Korea.

Seoul proper is a city of 10 million people and the region has some 25 million people all within 100 km of the North Korean border.

In our weeklong visit to Seoul, we did not give even a single thought to the world tensions that have developed between North Korea and Washington. Instead, we had the opportunity to be tourists in a fabulous, modern, clean city.

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