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Photos, musings, in case you were wondering!, Jirisan National Park, Korea Rep. travel blog

Photos, musings, in case you were wondering!

A travel blog entry by micromegas-2005

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Visions of Enlightenment, Jirisan National Park, Korea Rep. travel blog

Visions of Enlightenment

A travel blog entry by micromegas-2005

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Did someone say cutlet, JeonJu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Did someone say cutlet

A travel blog entry by cbarry

... stuff was clichéd jewelry we found some interesting pieces and let's just say that there was no 'buyers' remorse' (at least not in Korea). Can you say "Bling Bling"? Better yet can you pick out the bling? Next it was off to a fabric printing ...

On Teaching... and Being Taught, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

On Teaching... and Being Taught

A travel blog entry by pmillerd

... to say this than it is to live it and therein lies the cause of the cultural friction mentioned above that so many foreign teachers in Korea can identify with. Whether or not the system is right (or even if this can be determined) we, as foreigners are ...

Did someone say cutlet, JeonJu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Did someone say cutlet

A travel blog entry by cbarry

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... stuff was clichéd jewelry we found some interesting pieces and let's just say that there was no 'buyers' remorse' (at least not in Korea). Can you say "Bling Bling"? Better yet can you pick out the bling? Next it was off to a fabric printing ...

Final Night at Host Family, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Final Night at Host Family

A travel blog entry by cbarry

Upon arrival to my host families home from the day's event my host family had a very special night planned. They had a beautiful and delicious cake as well as some performances planned by their sons. Their oldest son played the violin while their ...

Apartment Hunting and  Lee's cabin, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Apartment Hunting and Lee's cabin

A travel blog entry by jdmartell

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... part about this apartment is that it has a hiking trail right behind it! Afterward, we went to the Lee's cabin in the mountains of Jeonju. It was beautiful! There was so much to see. I began to take pictures of the scenery and was amazed at how big their ...

Trek to Moaksan and a new friend, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Trek to Moaksan and a new friend

A travel blog entry by jdmartell

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Today was a very active day. I went back to the cabin with the Lee's but this time I found out that there is a very popular hiking trail nearby. I felt very adventurous and decided to take a hike up Moaksan (Moak Mountain). I'm glad I did! It was one of ...

Factory and School Visits, JeonJu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Factory and School Visits

A travel blog entry by cbarry

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... was much less reserved then the kids we have seen in the private schools, just goes to show that kids are kids in Korea as well as America. Although, there was one very noticeable difference, this existed in the Cafeteria, what do you think American ...

Jeonju, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Jeonju

A travel blog entry by zelfike

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Climbing Daedusan, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Climbing Daedusan

A travel blog entry by jdmartell

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... our way past sightseers. But, the beautiful view made up for everything. After the hike we went back to Jeonju and ate Chinese food. The Chinese food in S. Korea is pretty interesting. It's not like the Chinese food we're used to in America. I had fried ...

A few days of pictures, JeonJu, Korea Rep. travel blog

A few days of pictures

A travel blog entry by cbarry

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What the... ?, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

What the... ?

A travel blog entry by pmillerd

... I've arrived at my future place of employment after having successfully connected with Mr. Lee and procured a hair-raising ride south to JeonJu. (A note to any Koreans that may be reading: an automobile will not cease to function if one's foot is removed ...

Update, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Update

A travel blog entry by cbarry

... , is a sea side city which is also the location of the Gunsan Air Force Base. It was a beautiful town, smaller then Jeonju with a population of about 300 thousand people instead of 600 thousand like Jeonju. When we first arrived in Gunsan there was ...

Digesting Korea, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Digesting Korea

A travel blog entry by pmillerd

... of delicious, buttery pork fat, a disorder that sadly seems to afflict the odd westerner of the female persuasion). Another advantage Korea seems to offer the international diner is, as it turns out, Chinese. Apparently the chicken chow mein, egg ...

Of Festivals and things, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Of Festivals and things

A travel blog entry by birrell

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... Auto bahn cafe on the Auckland motorway. Mass international variations on rice and noddle meals served very promptly. Arrived in Jeonju about 4 pm, walked along cobbled streets through traditional houses, and then through a vibrant street festival to the ...

A bibimbap hazájában / Bibimbap capital, Jeonju city, Korea Rep. travel blog

A bibimbap hazájában / Bibimbap capital

A travel blog entry by arodin

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... ! Az idő viszont rettenetesen hideg. _______________________________ With some classmates we got on the Visit-Korea-Year-bus (free for foreigners!!) to visit Jeonju, the capital of "bibimbap" (a healthy and delicious Korean food!). The city itself is ...

First week in Korea starts out bad, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

First week in Korea starts out bad

A travel blog entry by jdmartell

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... is 3.5 hours. There was no way that I could get back to the airport that day and get it. I was screwed. When I arrived in Jeonju after a long bus ride, I was picked up by Mrs. Lee. She drove me to their apartment. I didn't mention my missing passport ...

Two days in.., Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Two days in..

A travel blog entry by margie1

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Entry #1: A Perfect Start, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Entry #1: A Perfect Start

A travel blog entry by bryceystyley

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Almost... Except for missing the last direct airport bus from Jeonju, having to instead take a bus to Seoul and wave down a taxi in central Seoul at 12:30 am, paying said taxi 60,000 won ($45USD) to drive us at warp-speed to the airport, suddenly ...

Hello from Korea, Iksan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Hello from Korea

A travel blog entry by lecklund

Hello from Korea!  I arrived on May 15 at 4:30 p.m which is three hours ahead of Bangkok time. Flight was on a Boeing 777, not full, so on the 3.5 hour leg to Taipai, Taiwan, I moved to a row of 3 seats, which I had to myself.  THen in Taipai, ...

Korean Village, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Korean Village

A travel blog entry by laurenhonican

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... first day I started to feel homesick.  So, now I am looking forward to coming home.  I also kind-of feel trapped here in South Korea with a bunch of people who don't speak English.  Scary feeling. Well mommy I hope you can be on tomorrow at 6:30 am my ...

Sat. in Iksan and Sun. at Mireuksa, Iksan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Sat. in Iksan and Sun. at Mireuksa

A travel blog entry by lecklund

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On Saturday morning, I went for my usual walk and search for coffee (Nothing opens until 10 a.m...)and entered what I thought was a coffee shop as there was a sign on the second floor. So I wandered in, and the female owner of the shop was ...

I'm in Korea!, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

I'm in Korea!

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... don't think anything is missing, but the shampoo bottle exploded all over everything :( Now, I am staying at a couchsurfer's place in Jeonju, 3 hours south of Seoul. Wookang picked me up right from the bus. At first I didn't see him there, because he ...

Crazy hot, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Crazy hot

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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Oh my I forgot how humid it is out here. I woke Wookang up at 8 a.m. so that he could go and work on a presentation on dentist stuff with his school friends. We had the pastries from yesterday and printed off some maps. It was surprisingly easy to find ...

Jeonju, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Jeonju

A travel blog entry by jenny_dani

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... got directed towards supposedly the best bibimbap restaurant in town, which was really good and did serve bibimbap! Con ese bus llegamos a Jeonju, una ciudad que es famosa por su comida y porque tiene una zona de la ciudad mantenida como en el pasado! Es ...

Hanok Village, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Hanok Village

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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Here is an old ritualistic village. It was raining, I was sad. Can't wait to leave Korea. ...

Still in Iksan, Iksan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Still in Iksan

A travel blog entry by lecklund

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... of hanji, traditional Korea mulberry paper, and then went for herbal tea in a lovely cafe in the Jeonju Traditional Cultural Center in the traditional Hanok village, which contains over 800 traditional Korean houses called hanok.  ...

Green Blue Festival!, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Green Blue Festival!

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... out a bunch of people I knew in Iksan decided they would hire a taxi and go there since it was in between Iksan and Jeonju. So, I ended up buying a ticket at the last minute and going.  However, another thing I didn't like about it was that there ...

Jeonju, Jeonju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Jeonju

A travel blog entry by mies

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