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... octopus. She was a business woman and was not going to let this opportunity for a sale get away from her just because tourists were around. She was speaking in Korean to the crowd and showing everyone her catch. With her head she was nodding toward the dish of fresh octopus. The 83 year old Jeju Woman Diver had had a good morning. She was very lucky.
The next day I determined to have a slow and restful day if possible. I got up “late” (read: 8:30am) and had a simple breakfast of cereal and toast as provided by the hostel. One thing I have come to understand about Korea is that they don’t have specific breakfast foods like we do in the West – it’s very much rice and vegetables for every meal. For some reaosnt he hostels ...
... etc! Phew! This hostel was wicked...I'd stay again if I cam back to Busan- modern, clean comfy beds, air con and heating, free breakfast and super friendly staff. Next stop is the Beomeosa mountain temple which was pretty cool and colourful. It's a Buddhist temple. Until then I had seen no other westerners. Noelle is a French lady I met on the bus to the temple and we decide after a strenuous half hour walking around the rocky ...
... there was a way down. And there was no fence or signs stopping anyone from walking along the train tracks. When I had a closer look there was even a very narrow path following the tracks far to the side. I then realised that this was Asia and that some safety rules and laws simply don't exist of are blatantly ignored! But for a swede that has rules and restrictions running through her backbone well, it was not an easy thing to set foot on the tiny walkway. I listened ...
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THE KOREAN DIET
Ladies, I'm sure you can sympathize with a sister when I say that when I look at a donut I get fatter. Amiright? Amiright? Asians don't seem to have that problem. These lucky ducks can consume anything they want and not gain a pound. Wait, so Koreans are beautiful, skinny and smart? Is this the perfect race??
I'm most likely going to make myself sound extremely ignorant and incredibly stupid when I ...