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Travel Blogs from Tongduchon
... a local bowling alley! Bowling in North Korea was great fun and Jen very nearly beat Tom's score. Watching the locals, who were all pretty good, was good and we all liked the retro bowling shoes. After a brief look around a new shopping mall, that was essentially built by the Chinese for Chinese tourists we met with the new group and all drove to the restaurant. Ms Pak joked this was Korean KFC and sure enough they brought out fried chicken and chips, quite different to ...
Tuesday 23rd April.
Today we travelled up to Solma-ri for a Ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of the Imjin River.
At this battle, around 620 soldiers of the Gloucestershire Regiment died or were taken prisoner of war. This was over 3 days.
The ceremony was arranged jointly by the UK ...
... pretty impressed with what my peers made, we are a pretty talented bunch.
After we ate lunch, most of the Dangjin group decided to head home early, leaving the tour group behind at the Museum. If we stayed with the tour group we would be arriving back in Dangjin late Sunday evening and most of us were pretty exhausted. We took the subway to the bus terminal and the bus back to Dangjin. I was glad to get back at a reasonable time to get some rest before my next big ...
Welcome to today's edition of Teacher Diaries. :-)
Here's my interesting and yet slightly amusing recap of the day: Today I
had 4 classes to teach; 1 Literature, and 3 Critical Reading. In one of
my Critical Reading classes, we were discussing the chapters that they
were to have read for homework as well as preparing for their reading
battles. In reading battles, the class is split up in two teams;
girls vs. ...
Andy here today. Well, after a good few days chilling out and spending time with (and being spoilt by) our family we thought it was time to get out of Seoul and visit a little place called North Korea. The only way to get there is on an organised tour - this tour is even illegal for South Koreans to go on - and so we booked with a company called 'TourDMZ'. The night before we had second thoughts about going when we turned on the news to watch a north korean lady ...