Archive for Gyeong-Ju

The Final Stretch

Posted in Daegu Happenings, Destinations, Korean Culture with tags on July 12, 2010 by Gina

So our parents have come and gone before we’ve had a chance to blink. We’ve traversed city-life in Seoul, seen the tourist sights in Busan, and the traditional countryside in Gyeong-ju. And then of course good old Daegu for 2 weeks back to back. Check out all the pictures below and on our Flickr page to see more.

Teaching English, Daegu, South Korea

Favorite Grade 1 Class with the Parents

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All Things Rice Festival

Posted in Destinations, Outdoors with tags , on April 19, 2010 by Gina

This weekend we headed on over to Gyeong-Ju to check out the Rice Cake and Rice Wine Festival. Since neither Joel or I particularly like rice cakes, it was the – let’s drink as much rice wine as we can tolerate festival. Turns out there are some pluses to being a foreigner, because as soon as we walked in they handed us a free shot glass to hang around our necks. We spent the day sampling the fares, and then headed out to do some sightseeing. Lovely day, and we’ll definitely be going back to see the rest of the sites. Highlights below and click here for the rest of the pics.

Joel beating some rice

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