What the @#$% Are You Doing?

The past year here has changed my road cycling habits in a lot of ways. I live on a small peninsula close to the North/South Korean border and the amount of decent smooth roads that have not experienced WW3 (potholes). Regardless of the road quality (there are some fantastic roads) I hate being a participant…

Climbing Etiquette? Not here…

Climbing in Korea is something else. You have a lot of really good rock and some interesting routes. The hikes in are great (when it is not a queue line) and the views from the top are usually scenic. But alas, despite the positives, climbing here can be the most irritating experience ever. In any…

The Cookie Incident

Sara and I watched Cookie (our friends dog) for two days. Quite the interesting two days that was. Cookie was dropped off Wednesday morning bright and early. Sara and I ate breakfast, brushed our teeth, and moseyed onward to work. Upon Sara’s return at approximately 4:30, she discovered that Cookie was no longer in her…

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.…

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…

Tongjin Elementary School Talent Show

Tongjin Elementary had their annual talent show a week ago. After finding out about it I was pretty excited to see the all the acts, especially my grade 5 and 6 students. I boarded a fancy coach bus to literally go down the road to where my apartment is which is roughly a ten minute…