Travel Blogs from Hambaek village, Korea Rep.

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Settling in, Hambaek village, Korea Rep. travel blog

Settling in

A travel blog entry by erika_buzink

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... badminton on the pavement in Yeongwol today I thought it might be time for another entry. I feel like I've settled into life in Hambaek, Korea. I now know what I'm doing, teaching-wise, and I know where I can travel to at weekends! Most of the teachers ...

Weekend in Hyeon-ri, Hambaek village, Korea Rep. travel blog

Weekend in Hyeon-ri

A travel blog entry by erika_buzink

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... unmarried, 31 year old foreign one. My goal was to experience the real Korea, and I am experiencing the way this real Korea is, in Hambaek, for a female, unmarried, 31 year old foreigner. So it's still a true reflection of Korean culture. I have my ...

Busan, boarding and coal, Hambaek village, Korea Rep. travel blog

Busan, boarding and coal

A travel blog entry by erika_buzink

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... much else to do here, and it will get me out of the endless cycle of lesson-planning and face-booking and fleeing Hambaek every weekend (because I'll need some weekends to do lesson-planning...) so I'm seriously considering it. So I'll learn taekwondo in ...

More snowboarding, fun and kindness, Hambaek village, Korea Rep. travel blog

More snowboarding, fun and kindness

A travel blog entry by erika_buzink

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... had to stay in a condo again! I put up quite a fight in favour of the three foreigners just getting the midnight train back to Hambaek but Deokhwan wasn't having any of it. I wanted to change my clothes, turn my heating down (which had been left on since ...

Apartment quirks, more journeys and Chuseok, Hambaek village, Korea Rep. travel blog

Apartment quirks, more journeys and Chuseok

A travel blog entry by erika_buzink

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... 3 (!) train journeys were comfortable and I did manage to get some sleep.  I went for a short bike ride and walk in Hambaek on Sunday because the weather was beautiful and although I'd been out on Saturday night and stayed with friends in Gohan, the ...

My diary of my first few days in my little village, Hambaek village, Korea Rep. travel blog

My diary of my first few days in my little village

A travel blog entry by erika_buzink

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... to hanging out in Gangwon-do with my new friends, doing lots of outdoors stuff but ended up in the middle of nowhere, Hambaek village. I had asked for a rural location, and naively thought that I would be in a small village near either Inje or ...

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