Holiday Inn Alpensia Pyeongcha
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Missing the trail turned into a major pain because I ended-up at the bottom of what may have been the world's longest carpet lift. No joke, I spent a good ten minutes on the lift and had to carry my board to ride it, which I really didn't want to do since I was getting pretty tired of undoing my bindings all of the time. I wasn't the only impatient person, and once we finally came in sight of the top, the Korean in front of me stepped off the carpet and ...
... a 'Korean style' room, i.e. one with no bed! while everyone else had double rooms. My room was in fact bigger than everyone else's and with no furniture except the dining table and kitchen stuff in (all the rooms were like small apartments) looked absolutely huge! I was also two floors above the others which meant a better view AND I couldn't hear the party still going on when I eventually went to bed! Since my bed was basically a duvet underneath me on the floor, ...
Ski trip with Adventure Korea for Lunar New Year 2012. The resort is one of the most popular in Korea, with slopes for all levels of expertise.
Adventure Korea organise discounted trips around Korea and to nearby countries. They arranged everything from ski rentals to accommodation (Korean style!).
... came up to have lunch and pray at 10am every Sunday and we were welcome to join anytime! We chatted away in our broken languages and sipped on tea served in handmade ceramic cups. I then expected some sort of healthy, traditional snack to accompany the tea. Instead we were handed moonpies, an artificial marshmallow and chocolate cake that is a favorite amongst all Korean children. Moonpies? For real?! The younger monk spoke pretty ...
... Olympics in 2010, but trying again for 2018. We stopped in Gangneug on the way to the resort, as the buses stopped running by the time we arrived on Friday and stayed stayed in a hotel suite with a beach front view and spent the evening lighting fireworks we bought from the corner store. After a 20 minute commute to the resort, we were greeted by chaos and mass confusion in the lodge, but after a mere 2 hours, we were sorted with rental clothing, skis, ...
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