Archive | August, 2010

Daegu International Bodypainting Festival

Daegu International Bodypainting Festival

Tweet I headed out to the Daegu International Bodypainting Festival this weekend to get some practice with my new camera.  I was glad I went because I got some good practice in different lighting settings. We headed out about 3pm, and the entire cab ride out there I wondered if it would rain on us […]

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Posted in Daegu, Expat Life, Korea5 Comments

A Day in the Life

Tweet Twice a year when the kids here are on summer or winter break, they come to my school even more. We call these ‘intensive’ periods, and this week is the last of the summer intensives. Normally a student will come to my school for 3 periods which total 2 hours and 20 minutes. During […]

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Typhoon Dianmu

Typhoon Heading To Korea

Tweet Three people are dead and one is missing as torrential downpours hit Korea ahead of a typhoon.  This is the first time in 9 years that hard rain has taken the life of someone in Korea. Typhoon Dianmu is heading for the Korean peninsula.  It reached the southern part on Wednesday.   It should […]

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Posted in Daegu, Korea, Random, Seoul3 Comments

Seoul Bus Explosion

Seoul Bus Explosion

Tweet About 95 percent of the buses in Seoul run on Natural Gas.  Yesterday that was a bad thing. As a bus was pulling up to a red light, one of its gas tanks exploded.  Seventeen people, including 6 pedestrians, were injured.  One person needed surgery (she was sitting over the tank and needed surgery […]

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Posted in Korea, Random, Seoul6 Comments

Sunrise in the Land of the Morning Calm

Sunrise in the Land of the Morning Calm

Tweet Seeing a sunrise come up over the water is something everyone should see and something I have always wanted to experience.  When I found out that there was a temple on the coast in Busan, I knew I would have to venture out one weekend to take in the sunrise.  I wasn’t disappointed. Last […]

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Posted in Expat Life, Korea, Travel2 Comments