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I love bicycles and weekend junk food!

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Last week Taurin and I were on a spontaneous bike ride when we saw a giant ferris wheel from a distance. As it turns out, we were right by the famousย Dian Lake, the eighth largest lake in China. It was close to sunset, so we returned to the park over the weekend. We had so much fun, and I’m totally hooked on bicycle adventures now.


A photo from last week when we sighted the ferris wheel.

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This is the view of Dian Lake from the ferris wheel.

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I secretly really like…green pea ice cream!

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Walnut-shaped pancake snack with chopped up walnuts.


Matcha milk tea.


Passionfruit milk tea with jackfruit bits.


I figured out how to make gifs! This is us on the spinning teacup ride.


The sunset from my apartment rooftop. I love the mountains in the background.

P.S. This is sort of silly, but I’ve gotten really into twitting recently. Let’s be friends!

38 Comments

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    Isobelle
    September 19, 2011 at 2:51 am

    Weekends are all about junk food! woo :) The green pea ice-cream sounds super yummy.
    I love the gifs too! They’re so cool and sweet!

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      Sewon
      September 19, 2011 at 2:56 pm

      Haha, I’m impressed you’re keen on the green pea ice cream! ๐Ÿ˜›

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    anniken
    September 19, 2011 at 4:04 am

    i’m not so sure about the green pea ice-cream, but the pancake-walnut-snack, that looks delicious! And cool with the gifs. Make me wanna ride a carousel, NOW!

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      Sewon
      September 19, 2011 at 2:57 pm

      Spinning rides are the best and the worst! :) The pancake snack was really good, except Taurin ate most of them. :)

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    Melissa
    September 19, 2011 at 4:16 am

    Bicycle adventures = the best type of adventures :) I’m getting dizzy from that tea cup ride just by looking at the gifs!

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      Sewon
      September 19, 2011 at 4:41 pm

      Ohh I’m hoping to go on many more adventures, but I’m definitely going to try to avoid rush hour travel. Biking home around dinner tonight was crazy!

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    hollypop
    September 19, 2011 at 4:16 am

    oh i want to on holiday so bad every time i read your blog.
    i think sometimes ferris wheels are scary! there’s something just a little creepy about them to me..

    your gifs are amazing. i can only do very shonky ones!

    what lens are you using here?

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      Sewon
      September 19, 2011 at 4:46 pm

      Yeah, I try not to think about it too much when I’m all the way at the top! I’m using a 35mm fixed lens.

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    Rachael
    September 19, 2011 at 4:20 am

    this is a such a cute post :) definitely agree with you about weekend junk food, i can’t believe how much i ate over the weekend haha

    love your gifs too – looks like so much fun x

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      Sewon
      September 19, 2011 at 6:06 pm

      Haha, I had even MORE photos of food! ๐Ÿ˜€ xx

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    Cookie Cutter
    September 19, 2011 at 5:25 am

    Green pea ice-cream sounds funky! Haha. Your gifs are really cute :)

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      Sewon
      September 22, 2011 at 1:31 pm

      It’s a bit funky ๐Ÿ˜›

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    pierre
    September 19, 2011 at 8:50 am

    smart, clever…and yami !!!!!

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      Sewon
      September 22, 2011 at 1:32 pm

      Thanks!

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    Julian
    September 19, 2011 at 8:53 am

    The GIFs are so cute! I want to learn how to make them too.

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      Sewon
      September 22, 2011 at 1:33 pm

      I just posted a quick tutorial (I mean, it’s not even a real tutorial because it’s really easy). :)

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    ZEOLITE
    September 19, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    God, this looks like such a cute weekend. I love that photo of the small house and the water.

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      Sewon
      September 22, 2011 at 1:34 pm

      It was such a good weekend!

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    Lindsey
    September 19, 2011 at 2:27 pm

    Ooh, you have a pretty nice view there. And the gifs of you two are so cute hehe.

    My sweet tooth started to ache looking at these pictures lol.

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      Sewon
      September 22, 2011 at 1:36 pm

      I should go up to the rooftop more. You should have more sweets! :)

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    anastasia
    September 19, 2011 at 2:38 pm

    All these foods look so yummy ;-; Those gifs are super adorable.

    anastasia

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    catarina
    September 19, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    ahah i love it too!
    you look so adorable on that gif, girl!

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    pau
    September 19, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    Sewon, amo tus gifs!!! <3

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    Eileen
    September 19, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    Is that tapioca in the first drink? Gotta love one of Taiwan’s creations. ๐Ÿ˜€ I dig your outfit. You have such class.

    The last photo is breathtaking.

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    Emmie Rae
    September 19, 2011 at 11:43 pm

    What a gorgeous post! It has really brightened up my work morning. I must admit, junk food and bicycle adventures are two of my most favorite things about the weekend. Mmm craving matcha milk tea now. Thanks once again for bringing a smile to my face. hehe. xx

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      Sewon
      September 22, 2011 at 1:41 pm

      I wish I could package and mail you some matcha milk tea! :)

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    3lin
    September 20, 2011 at 12:03 am

    Just discover your blog, Is really an amazing journey !

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    Kelly
    September 20, 2011 at 8:53 am

    Oh I really love the gif’s too!! I haven’t been on a tea cup ride for awhile but it sure looked like fun!!

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    Jody
    September 20, 2011 at 10:42 am

    Love this! Omg I want a sip of that matcha milk tea… the donut looks delicious too.

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    love-aesthetics
    September 20, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    woow Iยดve never had one of those milk teaยดs! But they look delicious
    amazing pictures too

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    Katelyn
    September 21, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    Beautiful gifs, Sewon! What joy!

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    Rina
    September 21, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    Hi Ms. Sewon! It’s been a while, I can see that you are doing well though. : )
    A bicycle adventure! How much fun! You are so lucky to find such a cool place!
    mmmmm, those snacks look yummy. Oh, now you have me craving some matcha milk tea.
    You did such a good job on those gifs! They are so cute!!!
    (maybe you can teach me next?) hahaha.
    & lovely pictures, as always

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    Merissa
    September 22, 2011 at 9:13 am

    Hi Sewon :) the gifs are adorable!
    I want a milk tea, yum ^^

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    vicky
    September 22, 2011 at 11:17 am

    that gif makes me smiles so much :)

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    Jaime
    September 22, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    I love bicycles, sprinkle donuts and walnut cakes too!

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    Crystal
    September 22, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    I love that photo of the view from you apartment. So breathtaking!

    I’d be quick to say “I’m not sure about that” to the green pea ice cream, but I wasn’t so sure about red bean ice cream the first time I tried it and I loved it!

    I followed you on twitter. I’m @eyelashmoments.

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    kk
    November 26, 2011 at 9:50 pm

    the gifs are so cute! they look like something from a commercial~

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