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The Monsoons

It’s officially monsoon season here in Jeolla. When we got here we thought a monsoon was a big storm.  Turns out, we were wrong.  A monsoon is a season with a fairly specific, Wiki-accessible definition. Sometimes there are amazing storms (Typhoons) with 90mph … Continue reading

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Cool stuff

So much is happening and it is all so lovely. Thing 1: The Rambergs are getting published.  As you all know, Mike is a writer and works diligently at living on his writing.  Back in February he self published a … Continue reading

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FYI: International Drivers Permits

We were once told you can only get your American issued International Driver’s License (IDL) in the States, and can’t renew it if you’re already here. Like many things people say without proof, ‘they’ were wrong.  Here’s how we (legally) drive … Continue reading

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Birthday time

It is almost time for my B-day, and our 6 month mark here.  I’m a little homesick for the bonfire and barbeque we would be having at home.  There’s no good place around here to have a fire, so I … Continue reading

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A few days in review

We have had a crazy first few days here. Here’s a brief review of the blur that was our arrival: Day 1: Travel day 1: We flew from Minneapolis to Chicago to Incheon to Gwangju.  The airport staff were very … Continue reading

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Where are we going?

Yes, it’s true – we’re planning to relocate. Where, you ask? Jeollanamdo province, Korea, we say. Oh, you answer. But that doesn’t help a bit! No, no it doesn’t. So: Jeollanam-do province is on the southwestern coast of the Korean … Continue reading

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