16. The end of my Korean life November 28th 2011 2011 could not have gone any better. It was my fifth and final year in Korea and had so many highlights that I cannot possibly do proper justice in one entry. I’ll still try.
To start, I must say the greatest reason I enjoyed life in Korea so much was because of the work I did in the classroom. I have seen thousands of tired, excited, eager, scared, optimistic, spiteful, indifferent, apprecia ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Busan Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more
MEMORIES: A Serengeti hot air balloon sunrise, being the guest at a Haitian witch doctor's voodoo death ceremony, lessons learned from the agony/ecstasy of each experience, a quick cruise to Mexico with friends, the elephant outside my tent at 3am, family holidays in Florida, scuba diving with whale sharks, the star-lit night skies in Africa spent around campfires and good company, exploratory runs and marathons on 6 continents, a North Korean hiking trip, 3 r's (reading, running and relaxing) on Indonesian islands, paragliding over Vic Falls, 'joys' of malaria, an afternoon at beer gardens in... full info