Travel is an experience. It is a drive, a choice, a passion and sometimes a fortune. For it to have more meaning, travel has to hit you… and hit you hard. That’s exactly what happened to the 20 Filipino trainees in
Everybody was excited and woke up early to have more time getting ready for this exciting day. According to our schedule, we will have an observational tour around the vicinities and edifices of
At 8:30 in the morning, we started our walk going to the place where a big bus was waiting beside a big astrodome owned by the school. It is where many cultural shows and concerts of some Korean television and movie stars are being held.
After some minutes of waiting, we boarded the bus and started our tour around
With them, we the trainees, other Korean education officials and other volunteers toured the different facilities and college buildings. We also saw the
Excitement took its peak when we came to
With other high ranking officers and female students in white and sky blue uniform, we were escorted to the third floor of the building where the
When everybody was seated, we were offered with snacks which were mainly traditional foods of
Then, we were directed for a tour at each building of the school. Various high tech ancillary facilities were showcased which made us salivate and compare the Korean and
We took our lunch at New Style Korean Restaurant at around 1:00 pm. Because of too much walking, we were so hungry and thirsty.
After lunch, we proceeded to
We also experienced how to make paper in their traditional way. We found it a rare and memorable experience. The white parchment we have made was given to us as souvenir item. We requested the autograph of the man who demonstrated us to do the paper.
At 3:00 pm, our next destination was the
(This salesgirl told me that these bananas that she is preparing came from Davao, Philippines. She was delighted when I told her I am a Filipino.)
At 7:45 pm we went back to Hunsan Gunji House loaded with shopping bags and unforgettable experiences. Our heart felt happiness but our body needed rest. We were glad we were in the Gunji House once more to rest in an air conditioned room.