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Oct 26, 2004 - Fukuoka, Japan!!!!
Japan rocks! As many of you know, I took another vacation this past weekend, and I had the time of my life! And, no ... I didn't feel the earthquake and I wasn't affected by the typhoon. To be honest, I didn't even know there was an earthquake until Monday afternoon when I was on my way back to Korea. (Ignorant foreigner ... I know.) I left Friday morning at the ass crack of dawn, taking the 2:05 am bus to Pusan (the second biggest city in S.K.). Then, I had three hours to sit around and try to sleep in the most God-awfully uncomfortable...Jump to full entry
Oct 20, 2004 - Hiroshima, Fukuoka, and Kitakyushu
After taking some time away from traveling, we decided to visit some friends. Two of my friends from university arrived recently to be teachers with Nova: Tammy Kavanaugh came at the end of September and teaches in Kitakyushu, and Suhan Hanifa arrived on October 13th and is now teaching in Ube. On October 20th, we started off on our adventure, first to Hiroshima, where Suhan was finishing initial training. Unfortunately, an anticipated typhoon blew in after we'd arrived, so a 2-hour visit turned into a day trip. Sigh! There are worse things...Jump to full entry