Buddha’s Birthday Part 3: A Slight Detour, and the Belated Namhae Chapter 4: The Ugly Side of Korean Holidays

Okay so here’s the thing: you don’t want to travel on Korean holidays. It might seem like a blessing to have a three day weekend (or longer), but don’t you dare let that tempt you into thinking you can go somewhere and do something. No! Stop it! You’re questioning me! Just believe me! Okay fine, … More Buddha’s Birthday Part 3: A Slight Detour, and the Belated Namhae Chapter 4: The Ugly Side of Korean Holidays

Namhae Chapter 3: Waking Up to Plow in Daraengi Village, Gacheon

Namhae adventures continue! (Here’s Namhae Chapter 1 and Namhae Chapter 2). This is the one chapter I really wish I had my computer charger replaced for because it’s the one where the pictures would really count. Alas, I cannot upload them, but I took a few on my phone and will steal from other people’s … More Namhae Chapter 3: Waking Up to Plow in Daraengi Village, Gacheon

Namhae Chapter 2: The Semi-Famous Bus Driver and the Chronicles of the Nighttime Tour

Finally, here is Namhae Chapter 2! (Catch up on Chapter 1 here). Where did we leave off? Ah yes, our undiluted desire to spend the night on the beach. This desire was distilled in our minds: the cool feel of sand between our toes, the ukulele songs mingling with the crackle of a campfire, the sighing … More Namhae Chapter 2: The Semi-Famous Bus Driver and the Chronicles of the Nighttime Tour

Namhae Chapter 1: Finding Namhae, and the Many Adventures of the Bus(es)

Friday: 1. Cheongju-Wonju, 2 hours. Saturday: 2. Wonju-Busan, 4.5 hours. 3. Busan-Jinju, 2 hours. 4. Jinju-Namhae terminal, 3 hours. 5. Namhae terminal-Gachon, 2 hours. When I said 5 buses later, I wasn’t kidding. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever taken such an effort to get to a single location before in my life. It took … More Namhae Chapter 1: Finding Namhae, and the Many Adventures of the Bus(es)