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Geumo Reservoir

A Daytrip to Gumi, South Korea

Tweet Today we decided to board the train northward to Gumi.  Gumi is a smaller town about 45 mins north of Daegu on the slow train.  Despite its size, there is a lot do to around the town with several mountain areas.  Today we decided to check out Geumo San Provincial Park (San mean mountain).  […]

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Daegu from Apsan Mt.

Hiking at Apsan Mt.

Tweet Near my home in Daegu is a mountain called Apsan.  It’s a great spot to get in a hike and see an overview of the city.  On Saturday a co-worker and I decided to head that way and take in the views. I was really surprised with how much was there.  It was more […]

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Photo Essay - The War Memorial of Korea

Photo Essay – The War Memorial of Korea

Tweet Here are a few of the photos I shot at The War Memorial of Korea.  It is an interesting place in Seoul and should be a must see for anyone in the area.  These are only a few of the photos I took.  If you would like to see more, you can check out […]

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The statue represents an older ROK officer, and his younger brother, a North Korean soldier reuniting on the field of battle.

Road Trip to Seoul

Tweet This past weekend I decided to take Friday off and head to Seoul for the weekend.  I have been looking forward to this for a few weeks now.  Seoul is a different world than Daegu.  For that matter, it’s a whole different world than most places. My main focus of the trip was two […]

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Traveling Styles

Tweet Picking a travel partner or partners can be a tough task regardless if it is a round the world journey or a trip to a nearby town.  However, it’s a very important one.  If the chemistry is not right, the entire trip can either be spoiled or it may not get off the ground.   I […]

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New Website

New Baseball Website

Tweet I am a passionate baseball fan, and I have always wanted to see baseball games in other parts of the world.  Since I am now abroad, I decided to start a website detailing my baseball travels.   I have been working on it for some time, and this is one of the reasons I have […]

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A Weekend Getaway

Tweet This last weekend I joined a few teachers and ventured down to the coast to check out the city of Busan.  Monday was a holiday here in South Korea so we hoped on a Sunday morning train with the plan to come back on Monday. Busan is the 2nd biggest city in South Korea […]

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Seomun Market

The Forgotten City?

Tweet When people start to plan a trip to South Korea they look toward Seoul or Busan and rightfully so.  However, there is another place that should be given strong consideration, and it happens to be on the way from Seoul to Busan, Daegu. Daegu gets overlooked at times when it comes to South Korea, but […]

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MatadorU

Tweet I have always wanted to write, but I am not that great at it.  Last year Matador came out with a travel writing course.  I have long wanted to travel the world.  I love seeing new places, trying new foods, and experiencing new cultures.  What better way to share all of that with the […]

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You can see the railings that were along the path of the steps.  If you look closely you can see it winding up and up and up.

Gatbawi – Carved Stone Buddha

Tweet On Saturday two other teachers and I decided to take a short trip outside of the city and to see Gatbawi.  The Gatbawi Buddha is a stone Buddha carved in the 9th century at the top of Gwanbong peak in the Palgongsan mountain range.  The statue sits 4m high with a stone hat 15cm thick […]

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