Hapkido, Housewarming parties, Halloween, and Happiness Photo 8
Hapkido to the rescue! Shortly after this picture was taken the bug was struggling so hard to escape one of his legs ripped off. When John (a fellow teacher as well as Hapkidoer) stepped on it to put it out of its misery the family was horrified and quickly continued up the trail muttering in Korean to one another.
Hapkido, Housewarming parties, Halloween, and Happiness November 10th 2008 A hodge-podge of photos from our second month in Daejeon. Early in the month we went to watch a Hapkido (Korean martial art) tournament where we saw some of the craziest Korean children yet. Jeff's Hapkido school was competing so we saw some familiar faces as well as the only white person in the whole tournament take a roundhouse to the head (Note: He later was admitted to the hospital where he u ... read more
Asia » South Korea 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