Asia, South Korea

The House of Sharing: Seoul, South Korea

When I was living in South Korea I had the opportunity to visit the House of Sharing about an hour's bus ride north of Seoul in Gwanju, Gyeonggi-do. Both a home for surviving "comfort women" of Korea and a museum that focuses on their lives during WWII and the horrific and torturous acts committed against them,… Continue reading The House of Sharing: Seoul, South Korea

Asia, South Korea

‘Camping’ on Muuido Island

Muuido (Moo-edo) Island is a small Island near Incheon, which is where the airport closest to Seoul is located.  We left Cheonan at 8am and it took us about 2 hours to get there.  We made excellent time.  The others in the group were going via bus and they didn't leave until 930 and arrived… Continue reading ‘Camping’ on Muuido Island

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Trapped in a Bathroom

In Korea, there are several different types of bathrooms.  Ranging from squatters (I've never seen what these actually look like, I refused to use one at the restaurant on friday) to regular flush toilets to "magic toilets".  Magic toilets look like regular toilets but have the special feature of washing your ass and then drying… Continue reading Trapped in a Bathroom