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Our adventures today took us back in time to the Joseon Dynasty some 400 years ago. The dynasty started about 600 years ago (1392-1910) and Seoul was made the capital of the Kingdom. As the Kings of old, we started our journey with the Gyeongbokgung Palace which was the first Royal Palace to be built in Seoul by the Joseon founder.
This was a day planned for a lot of walking so I ventured out alone to Suwon on the outskirts of Seoul. I took the metro all the way there. It was a little long compared to taking a commuter train, but the easiness and cost (about US$1.50 or so) made up for the time. When I arrived at the Suwon main station, I found the Tourist Information office …
This morning we took a tour to the De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) which stands at the 38th parallel and separates South and North Korea. It is only some 50 kilometers from the capital city of Seoul but seems a world apart. The bus picked us up at the hotel entrance (the last one) and off we were. I took the window seat so I could take some photos or …
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8. A global partnership for development.
Education for international understanding, lifelong learning and focus on student's development in these areas.
"Learning: the treasure within (1996) four pillars of education".
So what can teachers do about Peace in Education?
-Education to stop and prevent wars
-Eliminating ethnocentrism and prejudice in textbooks
-Education is a very ...
... way to brown frostbitten farmland on which crops were being grown under long portable plastic shelters shaped like Nissen huts. After about an hour we reached the first of many checkpoints at the Reunification Bridge. Obstacles on the bridge forced the bus to run a slalom course from one side of the bridge to the other. But this wasn't the DMZ - this was just the Civilian Control Line, a boundary well before the DMZ where civilian entry without a good reason is prohibited. We ...
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Everyone at the hotel worked very hard to be accommodating, and extremely helpful. Highly recommend the hotel for your stay in Seoul.
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