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... I don't see why that should take almost an hour. In fact, I can't imagine why they wouldn't be arranged in advance. On top of that, if I'd gone back to the hotel to eat dinner with the rest of the tour group instead of opting out of the included dinner to stay at the slopes, I would have missed another hour of boarding at night. That's on top of the hour and a half the slopes were closed for grooming before night skiing began.
I don't actually want to end on ...
... strange saunas that are shaped and decorated like pyramids. We found the main sleeping hall and discovered that it had 2 big screen TVs playing some random Korean program loudly. Most people were milling around, visiting with friends or family. We looked down at the marble floors, which were heated just enough that they weren't cold, and then at each other. There were no blankets or sleeping pads, all we could find were little block shaped pillows ...
... 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, ...
... monks I presume. My vision of a life as a monk is living a simple and pure life, living off the earth and eating organic food, with no distractions or technology. Well, they seemed to enjoy their moonpies and doses of high fructose corn syrup and watching dramas with dreamy Korean star Kim Joo Won. Maybe they were new age monks, but in any event it was a surreal experience to have tea with monks, basically in my backyard, overlooking ...
... She looked like she was going to die. Or kill someone for making her do this.
It had been a ridiculously long day, and we still had three more hours on the bus ride home. It was a relief to get back to my friend's house, where her mom had made us delicious cheese omelets. Then I went over to my boyfriend’s house and spent the rest of the night snuggling and attempting unsuccessfully to stay awake for a movie. A great ending to a great day ...
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