korea – day 11 – final day in korea

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

over a year after the last post. this concludes the korea trip recount.  it has been nearly 2 years since we've gone to korea.  if we ever make it back to korea, i wonder how long those posts will take me. our last day in korea was bittersweet. i was looking ...

korea – day 10 – Gumi, Kimcheon, and NamDaeMoon

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

As I mentioned in the previous korea post, I MUST FINISH THIS. After the trip to GyeongJu, we spent the night at my uncle's home in Gumi. image removed It's a small and modest house in what most of us would consider a very rural area. this is where my dad's family's land ...

“The Wire” – My Wire – Charles Carryout

Monday, February 9th, 2009

so i'm a big fan of this show called The Wire. I've only finished seasons 1 and 2. But I'm hooked! I'm curious as to why it only lasted 5 seasons, but perhaps the remaining 3 aren't as good. In any case, this is a great show. For those of ...

wifi on chinatown bus

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

i dunno what's going on. the world has turned upside down. the chinatown bus now has free wifi. it's not blazing fast, but i'll take it! on the websites it said there was free wifi. i was skeptical. shady chinese folks trying to lure people away from using the bolt bus ...

korea – day3 – korean folk village

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

one of my favorite places to visit as a kid was minseokchun (korean folk village). for the americans the closest analogy would be... korean version of williamsburg colonial village. it's also where they taped various korean period tv shows like "daejanggeum". image removed it doesn't sound very exciting. why would this be ...