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May 31, 2016 - WOOFing No. 5, Boryeong, Korea

Our first WOOFing venture in Korea has been at a fig and blueberry farm, at Boryeong, about a 2 hour bus ride south of Seoul. Our hosts, Man Soo and Soon Ja spoke very little English so we were lucky that a 37 year old Malaysian lady WOOFer who spoke quite a bit of Korean had arrived the day before us and could be our interpreter! And the day after she left, another young Malaysian girl arrived who could also speak Korean quite well. No need for Google Translate! Man Soo is 70 and Soon Ja 60 and she is a bundle of energy! They were a...

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Sep 17, 2009 - Switchback Mountain

Clubbing next door till at least four a.m. a noisy business. I tried the free pot noodle for breakfast, but it was every bit as bad as I remember them being. So off I went to the bus station and then directly to Naejangsan National Park. Much to my surprise I was there before 10, so got a motel and set off to explore the mountains. It is extremely lovely here, and I immediately chilled out and decided to stay an extra day. Basically the Mountain (as is often the case in Asia) is a small range of mountains, in this case in a horseshoe,...

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May 16, 2007 - Gwangju

Gwangju, mitt nye hjem frem til 5. august! Etter det besoeker jeg Bergen en maaneds tid. Jo jobber paa You and I English Learning School, som gir henne en leilighet og anstendig loenn. Leiligheten er ikke fullt saa anstendig, med bare 10-12 m2 til raadighet... Men vi har overlevd de foerste par dagene, og ser lyst paa de neste maanedene. Jeg rakk aa pakke ut av sekken og handle inn roekelaksen i tide foer 17. mai. Det ble ikke en komplett norsk feiring, men godt broed, skinker, roekelaks, godt selskap samt is og fremfoering av...

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