Harnessing the power of the internet, I stumbled across these old Seoul Korea pictures from pre World War II that provide a visual history of South Korea. They were taken in the Seoul area circa early 1930’s. I thought they were interesting and figured it was worth sharing the history.
This post is long overdue. Behold! Bongseon-dong, Namgu, Gwangju, South Korea. A virtual tour of our neighborhood. A box in the sky is where I live. Some are much nicer than others. A fair amount are abandon and used for garbage dumping. Vehicles are vacant for long periods of time Continue Reading
Don’t be fooled, they are not Churches. So far as I can tell, these buildings are completely abandon. Passing by them every night, the cross is the only part ever lit, and all sorts of rubbish is clearly visible through the windows. So what are they then? Advertisements? Apocalyptic foreshadowing? Continue Reading
What to do today… Oh, what to do today… How about some more hiking in Korea? Seems that’s all I’ve been doing since the weather has turned nice. Today’s adventure began with a cab ride from 봉선동 to the entrance of Mudeung Provincial Park at 증심사, where instead of the Continue Reading
Loaded up the backpack with some beers last night and set out on a night hike up Geumdangsan in Gwangju, my new favorite place for local hiking. It would have been a lot better if Gwangju World Cup Stadium was lit up, but the scenery was no less amazing. FYI, Continue Reading
Over the weekend, we went to the Boseong Green Tea festival held in the neighboring town of — you guessed it — Boseong. Other than the mistake I made of taking two buses to get there, it was a solid trip. Much to my protest, Erica decided to make her Continue Reading
Finally, a field trip to some place other than the sixth floor of the school. This past Friday we took the Kindergarten students to the Gwangju World Photonics Expo, and apparently so did every other Kindergarten in the Jeolla province. See photos from the photonics expo on my first trip Continue Reading