Weeks 2-4: Oh how the time zips by!

Week 2 : I went to the beach-side city of Sokcho in northern South Korea with Fulbright and experienced my first Buddhist temple visit. During the visit, we ate dinner in the temple and a monk gave us a tour of the premises. The day ended by watching the sunset on a giant marble Buddha statue….

Week 1 Recap

Hello everyone and greetings from Goesan, South Korea! As I enter wrap up week 4 of my orientation experience, I want to give you a re-cap on the latest happenings in my life here. Week 1: Departure. Well, always up for an adventure and I’m also learning to accept the ‘misadventures’ which come my way……

Personal Introduction: Off to South Korea!

Hey everyone from near and afar, For those who don’t yet know me, my name is Amanda Barrows and the purpose of this blog is to keep you all updated on my latest adventures around the world. Often facebook doesn’t leave room for detail and I am here to share my cultural insights, adventures and…

Hello world!

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