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Think Cooool

Posted in Daegu Happenings, Food, Korean Culture with tags , , on July 22, 2010 by Joel

July 19th is considered the first day of summer in Korea, which came as a surprise because I’ve been sweating my butt off since May.  Ever since the temperature started climbing in the spring Koreans have been telling me that Daegu gets unbearably hot. Oftentimes, I would brush it off and say that we’re used to hot and humid weather in South Florida. But as we progressed into the middle of summer, and I began walking into school in the mornings drenched in sweat, I realized I had really underestimated the heat.

In an effort to think cool thoughts, I’ve posted pictures of the overnight snowstorm we got in March along with the rest of my post.

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Daegu – Day 1

Posted in Daegu Happenings, Unexpected with tags , on March 2, 2010 by Joel

Korean spatula says… Gina and Joel both had nothing to do on their first day of class, so they  kind of wrote about the same thing. But read both stories, because you love them equally, right? Annyeung-hi Kaseyo!

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On the road again

Posted in Daegu Happenings, Unexpected with tags on March 2, 2010 by Gina

Orientation has ended and it is time for all of us to leave the nest. For 9 days we were sheltered in a half-Korean/half-Western bubble. All of our class leaders spoke English, even though they tried to teach us Korean in 4, much-too-short, lessons. They provided us with invaluable teaching guidance and resources, and now it is up to us to become good teachers.  Oh boy.

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