Hooked on Jung Ang Market January 14th 2013 A freezing cold, iced up river provided the perfect backdrop for a day spent perusing the Jung Ang Market in Gangneung. Located in the middle of town, this market would be more aptly entitled The Fish Market for all the varying degrees of fish for sale. Coming in all shapes and sizes, there were big fish, small fish, blue fish, red fish, and fish violently cut in half. The one thing they had in co ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Gangwon-do » Gangneung 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
The itch to travel became too much! And I found myself half a world away in South Korea - living the dream as a Guest English teacher.
In 2011 I lived in a place called Chuncheon, surrounded by mountains and rivers. But lord, was it cold.
in 2013, I've chosen a warmer spot, and I now live in Busan just five minutes from the beach.
/ Life is good /
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