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I found out there is professional hockey in Korea. This was unexpected because it's not popular, so I didn't even know there was any until just a couple months ago.
There is actually only two teams in all of Korea, so the league encompasses all of Asia to have enough teams to play with.
A big advantage of it for me is their ...
... Now For a Bit of History
Anyang is situated at the northern tip of Henan Province and is at the crossroads of the three provinces of Shanxi, Hebei, and Henan. With well over three thousand years of history this forgotten little town is the earliest of the eight great ancient capitals of ancient China, making it an important focal point of the Chinese nation and culture. It ...
... Xu had a palace district, civil residences, tombs and workshops and was divided into two parts by the Heng River. The city was found to preserve a great number of bronze, stone, bone and jade articles along with the eighty seven kilogram Simuwu Ding, a four legged bronze cooking vessel which is the is the largest and heaviest bronze ware to be found in the ...
... the tombs of prominent monks and students from Shaolin monastery and the oldest pagoda dates to around 618 ad.
Also close to Shaolin are the Longmen Grottoes, which are one of the largest and impressive examples of Buddhist art in world. There are something like 100,000 Buddhist images in 10 mile stretch of grottoes.
Well thats enough for now! The rest is soon to come
... and we get to eat our work in the end!
This year I had a ghost story activity. It was pretty simple in that we wrote and shared our ghost stories, but I added a little atmosphere but turning off the lights, sitting on the floor when sharing our stories, candles, roasting marshmallows, and having a special guest, Jeff Bunke, a Canadian who teaches the middle school girls. I was nervous about doing this (and actually chickened out of doing it last ...