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A short entry about my schedule.
Originally I planned to stay (roughly) 3 months in Japan, 3 months in Korea and 1 month in Japan. But when I was in Japan I decided to change my plan a bit.
I still stayed in Japan for about 2.5 months but in Korea I will stay only for 1.5 month.
Next will be Japan for one week and then a totally different and new destination.
Hong Kong and China!
... to a mini-bus. The streets are far too narrow for regular buses so tiny vans running once every few minutes climb the twisting alleys over the mountain to Gamcheon.
A lengthy subway ride brought me to South Korea's most famous beach, Haeundae, in Busan's eastern suburbs. Haeundae is the Korean version of Surfers Paradise, all glitzy high-rise hotels and pedestrian streets lined with steakhouses and bars and snack vendors. The beach wasn't anything to write ...
... then back down to the Internet Café to see if I could organize copying my photos direct from my SD card to a thumb drive I had. I was able to do that which will take some of the pressure off my poor little laptop.
We were then just in time to go along to the atrium to see Christine performing with the Pop Choir and they gave a fabulous performance. It was then time for the egg drop. There were 11 teams and all bar one were able ...
... day, which is pretty rare in Korea, you can see straight to Japan. Along the west side of the beach is a pathway leading out to a lighthouse. We walked along the beach a bit and stepped foot in the East Sea long enough to say we did it, but then got the hell out because it was so freaking cold! We continued along the beach for about 30 minutes watching kids play around and street performers signing and playing instruments. Afterwards we went back to the hotel for a bit ...
... time and b) I think I would have slightly freaked out. I did get myself a little clown fish cuddly toy though yey first cuddly toy from Korea! I'm a big kid I know.
Then we headed to Jagalchi fish market, where there are loads of indoor stalls with live fish, squid and other seafood in. You can pick your fish and they will prepare it and you can eat it in the restaurant upstairs - but we opted for a ...