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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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The sun will come outtt…..

Posted in School, Teaching with tags , , , on March 26, 2010 by Gina

…today! Finally, after several days of gloom and doom the sun is shining and it’s Election Day!  Glad I choose today to bring my camera and take pictures of the school, as it’s bound to be an entertaining day. As I approach the school I see students with signs campaigning for their favorite candidates.

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Orientation in Seongnam

Posted in EPIK with tags , , on February 21, 2010 by Joel

Korea is dynamic. We’ve been hearing that phrase over and over again since we got here. We’ve come to understand that in Korea, nothing ever goes as planned, and that’s expected. Essentially, people are trying to tell us that the most important thing we can do to help our transition into this country is to be able to just go with the flow. Thankfully, the first unexpected experience we’ve had in our first few days here has been how well they treat us.

Read on for a rundown of everything so far.

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