Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pet Cafes and Dancing Grocers.

Since we’ve been here in Gwangju I feel like I’ve been living in this state of excitement and feeling out-of-place.  It is so exciting to be in a new culture and experience the differences in life that a new country … Continue reading

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they say korea is dynamic

friday, at 11 AM, we pulled up in front of a huge conference center in downtown gwangju. we were herded into elevators and exited out onto the 3rd floor, where we saw dozens of tables set up with tiny dishes … Continue reading

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Fare thee well

our last few days at Jeonju University seemed to fly by. we were all feverishly lesson planning, preparing for our group presentations that were due thursday morning. it was time-consuming, but i can see why EPIK wanted us to do … Continue reading

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field trips for teachers

on wednesday, we had a break from lectures to go on a field trip to a traditional hanok village in jeonju. it’s a place that preserves the traditional culture of korea, complete with narrow old streets and heritage houses. in … Continue reading

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Getting adjusted

The last two days have definitely picked up.  From the time we wake up until the time we go to sleep it is go go go.  We eat breakfast around 8:00 and our first class is at 9:00.  There is … Continue reading

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The Place for Superstars!

August 17th BreeAnn and I crammed our lives into 5 checked bags, 2 carry-ons, and 2 backpacks.  After three flights we arrived at the Seoul/Incheon International Airport.  We checked in with EPIK(English Program in Korea) and took a bus four … Continue reading

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