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April 3rd 2006
Published: April 3rd 2006
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Jeonju.... I think this may be one of the nicest city's I visited. Though I only spent a day here I just really enjoyed the feeling the city has. There are not a lot of sky rises and overdressed people rushing around on tight filled day schedules. I visited the Hanok Village where Korean tradition is kept. There are around 800 traditional style homes and in the village that must be kept that way, the owners are not allowed to make modernized changes to their homes. There are also lots of traditional style shops and mini museums to check out. As I was heading there I met a guy Lee who spoke very good English and offered to show me around. I was a little hesitant but after speaking with him for a while I though it would be fine. It was cool because he grew up in Jeonju so I was able to get some inside info on how the people in Korea think. And they seem to be quite old fashioned, though it really doesn’t feel that way because most things here are so modern, like wearing a normal tank to is a big no-no (woops). Oh ya, when
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we were at checkin out the Village there were people doing some filming to promote Jeonju tourism; they asked us to do a little acting work for them, I think Lee was a little embarrassed but I was into it. We even had a line, "Feel Korea in Joenju" with the two big thumbs up, it was pretty cheese, but fun in all. So ya I guess I’m a star now da da da da. Also in this village there was this little tea house we went to for some traditional tea, I think it was the best thing I have ever tasted. We tried two flavors, Pomegranate and another fruity one. SOOO good but I wouldn't even know how to order it myself if I wanted to have it again. All in all it was a really good day and with much thanks to Lee.

Daejon... I actually just got back to Seoul after visiting Daniel, a friend of a friend and very nice guy, in Daejon. Though I was there for two days I never seen anything but Mr. Ho's and the bus stop. I arrived on a Saturday night so with these boys the drink was
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They used this to transport the Kings picture???
on. We went to a bar that most of the English teachers spend there weekends at, it was so nice to have so many people to talk to in one place after six days solo, and they were all great. It turned into quite the pisser, and an 8am bed time called for a Sunday write off of on and off napping and movie watching. I didn't mind at all it was nice to just chill.

Ending that my ticket to the Philippians is bought and paid for and I can't wait to get there😊



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This guy believes the some Emperor is still alive.
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Making Paper
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Tourism Film Crew
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Catholic Church, beautiful inside too.


29th May 2006

I am so proud of seeing jeonju here
How have you been? You are probably somewhere in Asia roaming about the world...I am working in beijing, China now and I really envy your travelling without any of stress from work...I hope you have a safe travel and be careful of your health at anywhere...

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