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Returning back from Unjusa Temple I made it back to Gwangju about 6pm which meant I'd probably have to spend the night there. I've only briefly been in Gwangju once before by the bus terminal and returning again on my second trip it seemed very modern.
Driving thru town and back on the bus to Unjusa Temple I got to ...
... for about 20 minutes just to pass thru.
Although this is a city bus it actually continues out into the countryside and drives for about an hour outside of Gwangju. If I wasnt on a public bus with other people I would have panicked having no idea where I was.
I tried looking for signs to the ...
... the Station was a lot closer than I thought. The fare was only 4,600 won ($4).
The final adventure of the day was getting on the bus heading back to Daegu. The bus was scheduled to depart at 2:40. I got my ticket at 2:38. I then had to literally sprint to the complete opposite end of the terminal. I ended up getting on the bus just as the ticket agent was getting off the bus. Never have I made a bus so close ...
... buses. Leaving the city and getting on the highway was busy again in traffic but the roads cleared once we left Daegu. The bus was strange in that it had the A/C blowing from the top while the heat was on at the bottom. The journey was 3.5 hours with a highway truck stop and we made it to Gwangju just before 10pm. The Gwangju bus terminal ...
... and then we dug into our dinner of Galbi (ribs) Kimchi, ttuck (chewy rice cake), Pumpkin Soup (yum!), Fish, Tempura Veggies, pap (rice) and much more. Afterward we all headed off with our home stay families - my family doesn't speak ANY english - this is a first for me - usually there is at least some kids or someone who can get by. The son here is 28 and he can say like 3 words, just like mom & dad. It has been weird, but hand signals and lots of "ok's" seem to get us ...
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