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, a quick cruise to Mexico with friends, an elephant outside my tent at 3am, family road trips to Florida, scuba diving with whale sharks, nights under star-lit African skies around campfires and good company, walking 1,000 kilometers through the Spanish countryside, exploratory runs and marathons on 6 continents, a hiking trip in North Korea, 3 r's (reading, running and relaxing) on Indonesian islands, paragliding over Victoria Falls, the 'joys' of malaria, an afternoon at a beer ga... full info