I got up and walked to Hongik University station to take Seoul Metro Line 2. Because it was in Sunday morning, trains on the line wasn't crowded. I changed trains at Sadang to take Seoul Metro Line 4 and KORAIL Gwacheon Line. Though Seoul Metro is earnest in installing platform screen doors, parts of the stations on Gwacheon Line haven't yet installed them.
At Geumjeong, I changed trains for KORAIL Gyeongbu Line.
What I failed is that I rode local train from Guro to Incheon. The train was slow and was overtaken by express trains.
At Incheon, two girls asked me questions in Korean language. Then, I couldn't make me understood in Korean. So, I asked them "무엇?(What?)".
One of the girls said "동인천(Dongincheon)"
I said "이 전차(This train)"
She seemed to understand what I said.
I walked into China town. I ate Jajangmyeon, which is a popular Korean dish ,and is derived from the Chinese dish zhajiangmian.
But, it tastes bad ,which may be because I chose a wrong restaurant. I should have had lunch at Gonghwachun (공화춘,共和春), which is reportedly said to be the first restaurant that served Jajangmyeon.
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Gonghwachun(共和春) is on the picture
I went back to Incheon Station. I took local train for Uijeongbu, but changed trains at Dongincheon to take express trains not to fail in the same way as I moved from Guro to Incheon.
Accidentally, neighboring passenger was Japanese, and she told me that she is an employee in Miki Prune. Her traveling to California is mainly to inspect farm run by Miki Prune. She gave me a grain of prune.
Though 24 hours passed since Aug 19th, 2012 began, I keep writing today's diary because I passed across International Date Line.
I landed on San Francisco International Airport(SFO).
I was forced to wait in a line for 3 hours in front of immigration inspection. 3 hours later, I entered United States successfully. A middle-aged female(Later, I call her 'conductor') who had made appointment to meet me appeared soon. She took me to a food court to gather the other girls. I was ashamed to talk with the two girls.
The conductor took me to a parking lot and drove us to a hotel. On the way, I found San Francisco station on Caltrain line. But, I can't afford to observe trains because I managed to catch up with the chat among females.
We arrived at the hotel. After breaking up, I had an appointment to gather at 17:00 with two girls.
Around 17:00, we ate out at McDonald's restaurant.
2nd day finishes