confessions of a twinkie

The more time I spend here, the more alien I feel. It’s a converse equation.  I stepped off the plane and in the presence of Julian, my “Korean-ness” washed over me like a gochukaru and garlic infused injection.  Next to him, I felt suddenly...

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day 6 & 7: a squirrel on a mountain in the middle of a valley

I went  up to Seoul to visit my aunt.  Korea has a super fast train system based on the French TGV trains, and the trip took me less than 2 hours. Going through the countryside of Korea, I realized that modernization has come at a price.  Huge...

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