Sunday, April 13, 2008

Lost in translation.....

Currently sitting in the Tokyo airport.  Fun stuff,  I am tired, hungry and feeling generally crappy.  I have an ear infection so it is making travelling fun! I want to vomit and have already on the flight.  This is not going to be a good flight home at all!  Arg!  I wish there was a "Beam Me Up Scotty" machine as my friend Chris said. It would be so nice!  I am going to go try to get some food into my system and hopefully I won't barf that up as well!

Saturday, April 12, 2008

22 hours left in Korea.....Emotions suck!

Holy Batman!  I have 22 hours left in Korea!  Went out last night and partied with my co-workers and friends.  It was so much fun!  Went for dinner and then went to a noraebang(Karoake room).  Then some of us went to a couple of bars here and had some fun.  I am going to miss Korea and the friends I've made.  I am going to freaking cry at the bus terminal tonight! Ack!  I already cried at the stupid bar last night!  I hate emotions!

Friday, April 11, 2008

Contractually done....

I am done work.  I have one day until I am done Korea.  Wow.  Feeling a bit nostalgic, but more importanly- excited as hell to go home.  My bags are all packed and waiting at the door.  Tonight, we are all going out for dinner, drinks and noraebang(karoake)!  I am not singing but I will be enjoying the company!

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

3 days, 22 hours, 11 minutes....Am I there yet?

I am officially done.  Mentally and physically done but not done contractually.  Contractually I am done tomorrow.  I can't wait.  I am slowly shutting down.  I want to go home.  I miss everything.  I miss normal.  I am not ungrateful at all, and I do not regret my year here at all. I am antsy for my bed again and my big thick duvet!  Aah- I can't wait to fall asleep under my duvet again!  I am looking forward to morning tea at Tim Hortons.  I normally hate Tim Hortons  but after a year of none,  I am feeling I need some!

Any way, I need to get ready for work.  Write more tonight

Monday, April 7, 2008

If I could walk home....

I've been in Korea for exactly one year now.  I arrived at 8 pm on April 7th, 2007.  It is now April 8th, 2008 and 12:43 pm.  Wow.   Crazy to think that I've been here for a year now.  I'm surprised that I've lasted the year.  I didn't even want to stay.  But I am glad I did.  I am now REALLY REALLY ready to go home to Canada.  

Friday, April 4, 2008

My last weekend in Korea

I am currently enjoying my last weekend in Korea.  And I have both days off!  A first in a very long time.  It's been awhile- about 8 months since I've had two days off.  And even rarer- I have them off in a row.  Impressive!

I just went for an hour long walk around my neighbourhood of Sangmu, taking pictures and enjoying the great weather.  I took pictures and hung out at the local soccer field, where I watched a soccer game.

I've added some photos from my walk today.  This one is the lights in front of City Hall.

7 Days left

I have 7 days left in Korea.  I've been teaching here for a year now.  Crazy.  This time last year, I was on a plane from Halifax to Seoul, South Korea.  In 7 days, I'll be doing the reverse trip.  Luckily going the other way, it's a shorter trip.  A whole 4 hours shorter- making the trip 24 hours long! WOO HOO!
I am all packed and I've cleaned my apartment- if you can even call what I live in, an apartment.  I am so antsy to get on that plane!  I want to come home and see everyone!  I need to start looking for a  job at home.  I am so nervous about that aspect of the next phase of 2008.  Yikes!