Climbing Insubong

Climbing Insubong! Quite the first multipitch adventure. I met Lian and some other Korean climbers in our party at the bottom of Insubong where we started our hour long hike up most of the mountain. The hike was absoulutey stunning with the leaves all changing color and the perfectly smog free day overlooking Seoul. We…

Namdaemun Market and Our New Pet

We decided to go explore Namdaemun market  on a rainy Saturday after hearing it was one of the largest markets in Korea containing over 10,000 different stalls. The market is spread over several city blocks and is composed of outdoor streets lined with stalls, as well as multilevel buildings which we did not explore… Yet.…

Hongdae Art Market

My co-teacher used to live in the Hongdae area which is located around Hongik University Station and is considered a trendy area for people in their 20’s and 30’s. We decided to make a trip here to experience the free market that is held in the park on Saturdays and Sundays. At the free market…

Seoam Elementary School Talent Show – Sara

Last Friday November the 1st my school hosted its annual talent show. The students have been preparing for this day for the last few weeks. My school also included an arts and craft show in the talent show. Students displayed many different types of art, paintings, poems, as well as ornaments. One of the grade…

Namhansanseong Rock Climbing – Mr. Lee

Sara and I went rock climbing on the weekend like we usually do, with Mr. Lee and Lian (whom I have mentioned before. This crag small but really good. It has a wide range of routes from 5.8 to overhanging 5.12+. My day of climbing was pretty awesome and Sara got some good lead climbs…