Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Day We Took On Woraksan

In the height of the Korean summer, enticed by the high temperatures and even higher humidity, we went hiking. Woraksan National Park is easily one of my favourite Korean parks thus far. It isn’t huge but it is steep and … Continue reading

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The Day of the Bread Roll Epidemic.

There must be a shortage of bread rolls in Korea. I haven’t seen anything in the news and the bakeries seem fully stocked but there must be a shortage. There could be a rationing system in place that I wasn’t aware … Continue reading

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The Night of Queues and Lanterns

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Seoul Lantern Festival 2011. The lanterns decorated a long stretch of the Cheonggyecheon Stream in Seoul and seemed like they were never ending. No one line likes lining up and believe me, the queue was long but these lanterns were … Continue reading

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The Day of the Vegetable Exchange

After a busy morning of non stop classes, I was in need of a energy boost and I most certainly got one. I walked into what I thought was the office and instead found a full blown market. There was … Continue reading

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The Days of Traffic Light Angst.

Yes, I do mean days. Almost all days. Between the two of us, we encounter a ridiculous number of pedestrian crossings each and every day. We have found that being on a bicycle can add to the frustrations experienced when waiting … Continue reading

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