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Church and other goings on, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Church and other goings on

A travel blog entry by taransay

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Hello!!! Hows things? Things in South Korea are fine at the moment. No-one talks about North Korea - and when we ask about it, they just laugh. They say there is nothing to worry about. North Korea are only doing it to get attention. Who knows. ...

81340 woodblock scriptures, Haeinsa, Korea Rep. travel blog

81340 woodblock scriptures

A travel blog entry by schwate

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Hallo zusammen, wie erwaehnt habe ich von Daegu aus einen Ausflug nach Haeinsa gemacht. Haeinsa liegt 73km suedwestlich von Daegu und ich war recht spaet dort, erst um 15:30. Zum Glueck gibt es nur eine Sehenswuerdigkeit, den Tempel (plus ein kleines ...

Day 13- Parting with and Old Friend, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Day 13- Parting with and Old Friend

A travel blog entry by cwienke

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... the shower thing and he said Koreans take showers squatting down. So, that’s why they don’t have shower curtains. Tags: South Korea  Print This Post Day 4 August 27th, 2009 | Home | Day 23 Sept 16th 2009 This entry was posted on ...

Humidity, naughty students and future plans, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Humidity, naughty students and future plans

A travel blog entry by taransay

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Hello!! It is June already and I have exactly.....2 months and 1 day until I leave Korea. Scary stuff!! Recently I have visited the DMZ (De-militarized zone between north and south Korea). The DMZ wasn't too amazing, however I got another stamp in my ...

Xmas, Family and no school in Korea, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Xmas, Family and no school in Korea

A travel blog entry by taransay

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... of things....from shopping in the markets for silk...to going to the melting pot and eating loads of duck.... to doing the Daegu city tour and seeing most of the historical sites in one day.....to hanging out with my gangster of a principal.....to each ...

Back in Daegu for more rest, Daegu - again!, Korea Rep. travel blog

Back in Daegu for more rest

A travel blog entry by taransay

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... men took pictures of her. Hilarious. We enjoyed the entertainment though!! We decided to go for dinner at the tower in Daegu (I think every city in South Korea has a tower). So, as per usual, we didn't realise there was a cable car and so we hiked up ...

My first real week in Daegu - teaching, Daegu (Yongsan), Korea Rep. travel blog

My first real week in Daegu - teaching

A travel blog entry by taransay

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... do I have? Um...am going for a teachers night out on Wednesday to Outback Steakhouse. Random. The western food chains in korea are excellent though - and their pizza's are amazing!! Try pink grapefruit juice and lemonade - its amazing. Unfortunately I am ...

Long time no speakee!!, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Long time no speakee!!

A travel blog entry by taransay

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... were made of me in the class. But i hope to see them one day! Just for a giggle! I have started volunteering at an orphanage in Daegu. We teach English to a group of 7 - 10 year olds. However so far each time we've gone to meet the 7-10 year olds they ...

My new information this week, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

My new information this week

A travel blog entry by taransay

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... 'you teach to englishee conbasation.' Which means 'can you teach some english classes before school starts every morning?'. And in Korea, a question really isn't a question. It is a command. You don't say no. And aren't ever really given the opportunity ...

My weekend's adventures, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

My weekend's adventures

A travel blog entry by taransay

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... relax after my laughing spree. Saturday night emma, ed, courtney, soojin, racoon, and I went to a football game. How exciting!!! Daegu versus Seoul. As with any football game i missed both of the goals. No surprises there!! It was excellent fun ...

Arrival in Gyongju, Gyongju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Arrival in Gyongju

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

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After this long journey in Seoul, I moved in the country side to Gyeongju. After a day trip in the bus, I met two fellow travelers Zac English and Hiroshi Japanese and we enjoyed a quiet evening on the roof of our hotel. Few beers, some snakes and long ...

Bukguksa and Seokguram, Gyungju, Korea Rep. travel blog

Bukguksa and Seokguram

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

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After this evening on the roof, we manage to wake up and we went to rent bicycle for the day. We were just ready for great day, we did not know that we would have to climb a mountain with our bike still with a little hangover of the last evening. The ...

The Tribe, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

The Tribe

A travel blog entry by j0rgeherter

... ;idea that I have about the way things are is utter nonsense.  But there in lies the conundrum in my mind. Korea is at once very modern and forward thinking and at the same time from my "western" perspective there are some viewpoints ...

Daegu, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu

A travel blog entry by jenny_dani

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... of the shops sell traditional Korean herbal medicines. The next day we went to Haeinsa temple, which is one of Korea's three Jewel Temples because it contains more than eighty thousand wooden blocks with Buddhist teachings carved into them (according to ...

Moose and Buddha, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Moose and Buddha

A travel blog entry by morpheous

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... two pieces of Buddhas bones in the body. We also toured Tongil-dejoen Hall where the wishes of Buddhists desiring the reunification of Korea are stored. I now sit at the base of the Buddha, the sun is shining brightly and there is a gentle hum of ...

PhunkyPhishPhood and the lost flip flop.., Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

PhunkyPhishPhood and the lost flip flop..

A travel blog entry by bonnie

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... (and me in particular, haha), which is why they adopted Christian names as well. In the past two weeks I visited Stone and Cindy in Daegu, Korea. I had the time of my life! Untill my return I had not realized I loved Korea so much. Yes, I knew I loved ...

Daegu, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu

A travel blog entry by galumphing

Daegu is a big modern city, but I visited Korea's oldest herbal medicine market there.  I literally found it by following my nose!  I could smell the mixture of unusual scents -- some that seemed good enough to eat (or make tea with), and other ...

DMZ and Daegu, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

DMZ and Daegu

A travel blog entry by jcotton

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... than I've had in Canada. We were all tired coming back on Sunday and had a great sleep to say the least. Daegu is the third largest city in Korea and I had a great time, but I'm really happy with my decision to come Seoul and will keep Daegu as a ...

What am I back in the 1950's, Geochang-eup, Korea Rep. travel blog

What am I back in the 1950's

A travel blog entry by j0rgeherter

Before I begin this anti-education rant...I just saw a Buddhist monk running to catch a bus.  I thought it was antithetical to the whole being one with the environment zen thing...  Anyway... I went upstairs to my class during a planning period ...

Day in Daegu, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Day in Daegu

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca

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Daegu is Korea's 5th largest city, and I had never heaard of it.  However, it seemed convenient for a layover, and really that is all I did.  I found my hotel, ate a bad steak thereat, and took my nap.  When I awoke, it was raining, so I ...

Daegu, by thy river shall I know thee, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu, by thy river shall I know thee

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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... out and I was the last one in, so she'd had to wait for me. But I was there. Happy to do very little; Daegu is a pretty cool city, like Korea in general it has developed at a rate of knots; unlike Seoul, Busan and Gwanju (or so I read, those three are the ...

Moderne Kunst und uralte Schriften, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Moderne Kunst und uralte Schriften

A travel blog entry by simon-alexa

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Auf Halbmast Ziemlich erschoepft erreichen wir spaetabends Daegu, die drittgroesste Stadt des Landes. Wir waren ja - wie Ihr dem letzten Blogeintrag entnehmen konntet - im Kloster morgens um 3 Uhr aufgestanden. Und die Fahrt von Hadong war weit, wir ...

Daegu, sight-seeing, 2 nights, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu, sight-seeing, 2 nights

A travel blog entry by mchavez

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Tongdosa, Tongdosa, Korea Rep. travel blog

Tongdosa

A travel blog entry by dmcnaught

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A Yang journey to Gyeongju, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

A Yang journey to Gyeongju

A travel blog entry by jessnjing2011

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... trains and our plane. We unloaded our bags in the room and searched the neighborhood for a place to eat. Our last night in South Korea. Such a fun country. It makes us sad to leave and the only food we wanted to eat was Korean BBQ. We picked up a couple ...

Daegu, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu

A travel blog entry by greatjoe

Daegu ...

Victorian Daegu, Gothic Churches, Stained Glass, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Victorian Daegu, Gothic Churches, Stained Glass

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... floor below. The basement was a Chapel where there were some people praying. Next we walked down and across a few blocks to the Daegu Confucian Academy. I had already been here my first weekend in downtown Daegu back in Sept/10. That time I was dying in ...

Daegu IAAF : School Trip, Media Centre, Market St, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu IAAF : School Trip, Media Centre, Market St

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... as by this time I was starving. It exited me back out the stadium so I was no longer in a restricted zone. I went to the Daegu Sports Museum which had been taken over as the main accreditation centre where I had got my pass from on day one. One a portion ...

Moon Face, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Moon Face

A travel blog entry by james.ashton

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... we were in, but Daegu felt like Seoul's seedy cousin.  Also, Becca continued her gravitational attraction of Jehovah’s Witnesses. The Daegu medicine market was pointless, but the real purpose of the visit was to take a bus trip out to visit the ...

Daegu IAAF : Friday Usain Bolt 200m Semi Finals, Daegu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Daegu IAAF : Friday Usain Bolt 200m Semi Finals

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Lots of videos from Friday nites events so I'll keep the blurb short... Highlight of the evening was the mens 200m semis where Usain Bolt qualified, the star of the evening. Also a close contender is the French runner Lemaitre who qualified in his heat. ...

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