You can look up "Gyeongbokgung" on the internet for more information.
Above, that's a statue of the king who invented Hangul, Korea's writing system. He invented other things too. Underneath the statue is a museum featuring his inventions.
I had seen "Free Hugs" feature on Youtube. When I saw this in Insadong I was happy to participate. I hope she didn't feel too creepy about this.
I can't remember what that stringy candy is called, but at several stands in Insadong, guys dressed like this guy make them by stretching strings (of taffy I think), twist, fold, stretch, twist fold, stretch until they've made thousands of stings. Anyway, this guy saw me carrying what was left of a pizza I had ordered at a restaurant, and he offered a trade -- some candy for the pizza. I accepted.
Boy was that candy sweet!