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Travel Blogs from Anyang
... in my neighborhood! A pleasant respite since almost everything there is to do is in Seoul which is an hour minimum commute for me usually.
People from a MeetUp.com group came down for the game to an expected small stadium. No matter the size, the players played an exciting action packed game. It was an enjoyable chilling evening.
Hey Hey and a Big G'Day toya,
After yet another long haul (around fourteen hours), I can now be found in the city that was the very first of China’s ancient capitals. I left the ancient Ming Dynasty Walled city of Xingcheng and bused it to Beijing where I raced between several bus and train stations trying to find one that had a single ticket south. After many ...
... which included over a dozen royal tombs. Each consists of a large square pit fourteen meters across and four meters deep entered by either two or four ramps. At the centre an inner pit contained the body of the king set in a large wooden coffin. A small pit below the coffin held the bones of a dog and other animals. Around the central burial pit and on ...
For those who don't know, part of the program with The Beijing Center is "academic excursions" and for the Fall Semester the trip is to follow the Silk Road from Beijing to Dunhuang. We took a bullet train from Beijing to Anyang, a smaller-ish town in Henan Province about 5 hours away from Beijing.
Once there we went to a place in the mountains called the Red Flag Canal, which was a ...
... of my inhibitions about my creative writing abilities, but it turned out be a good time.
Then it's not a summer camp without an outing. There was an Egyptian exhibit at the National Museum of Korea. Apparently this was the first time in 20 years there has been an Egyptian mummy in Korea, so this was a natural choice. Seeing a real mummy was pretty exciting for the students, but it was a challenge seeing the exhibit because it was very crowded and ...
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