What happened was I went to the building he works at, and stroll along the hallway of his department, good thing no one stopped me... Anyway I managed to get help from a man who kindly went in to ask for Kim Nam Gil but his colleagues came out instead and told me he was away for some work he needs to do outside. I'm very sure KNG is not hiding inside like many asked me, as the door was translucent and transparent as well so I did catch a good view of the department he is working in and I didn't see him at all. They are even nice enough to apologies and told me he might be back in about 3 hours or so, They are really nice and sincere, Though I didn't get to see KNG, I'm happy to be able to speak with the people he works with and see the environment,
During the 3 hours before I went back in hopes to see KNG, I went shopping for gifts for him, I wanted to get some books but most of them were out of stock or unavailable in Korean language, thus it took me quite a while. After which I went to Starbucks and ordered coffee and cakes/muffins for his colleagues as an appreciation of thanks. But by the time I went back it was about 3 and half hours later and KNG had went off work. His colleagues were really happy though and thanked me for the food and drinks. That itself made me really happy too :)
These all happened on the 17th Nov, the night before I flew off so I didn't get to go back again. But I'm intending to make another visit before July 2012, and hope this time I get to see him because he will be the priority of the visit. So here's to the little account of the failed attempt to see Kim Nam Gil, but still I find a rewarding one. But this whole trip made me miss KNG more than ever that I think I might be a little too crazy and needs to control myself. haha!
Anyway I did pass along the translation of Into the Wild (though uncompleted) and am sure his colleagues passed the message that lots of English speaking fans wants to know more about him. Also his colleagues were really surprised to hear that he has fans from Hungary and I made sure to tell him that yes, there are a lot of them! And not only Hungary but all over the world :)