I had a full-on, hard-core Korean experience last night. I haven’t had one of those in ages. It was one of those nights where you hang out with an entire restaurant full of locals and eat things that you would never normally eat if you were by yourself. The restaurant we all wanted to go [...]
I am seriously considering dusting off the old blog, and returning to some form of blogging activity. I have only made about four or five posts over the past two years. There are a few reasons that I basically stopped blogging. One reason is that I have found over the past 22 years here in [...]
Okay. Some of you have no idea what happened to me. Others know basically what happened to me. I think only a few of you know exactly what happened to me. Now that I have this nifty software that allows me to speak into a microphone and watch the words magically appear on the computer [...]
The single greatest cause of motorcycle accidents is oncoming cars turning left across the paths of motorcycles. From KSLA in Texas: TEXARKANA, TX. (KSLA) – Two Texas residents end up in area hospitals Thursday morning after being involved in a major accident. The accident happened in the Libery Eylau, which is located in the Bowie County [...]
First question, who turned off the heat? Korea went from 55F degree highs to 32F degree highs over night. It’s almost as if Korea suddenly remember that it’s February and started acting like it again. An old friend posted a picture on his facebook that shows me on the day I graduated from high school [...]
Four months ago we planned to ride to Jeonju, but it got rained out by a very serious storm. Two months ago, we planned to ride to Jeonju, but it got rained out by the Summer monsoon rains. This month, we planned to ride to Jeonju, and woke to overcast skies. Pony and I rode [...]
I had a very nice ride from Pusan to Donghae with my Club (Rotten Dead MC) and some new friends last weekend. The trip is about 7 hours one way from Pusan at a leisurely pace. The first day and a half of the ride were great. It was the last couple of hours that [...]
Summer riding in Korea can be quite tricky. There are several factors that can potentially complicate any planned ride. The main ever-present variables are potential rainstorms that can develop within the space of a few hours, typhoons, and the intense heat combined with humidity.
This particular ride was delayed for two weeks due [...]
I have no motivation for blogging about Korea any more. After 20 years of experience with Korea, I have seen the birth of a democracy and the development of a vibrant economy.
However, as the saying goes, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Everyday, it is the same media propaganda, the same [...]
Eat me? Are you a crazy (cow) too?
From an awesome headline: “South Korean internet geeks trigger panic over US ‘tainted beef’ imports”
To a great opening paragraph:
Tens of thousands of young internet-obsessed South Koreans, whipped into a frenzy by alarmist television programmes, a complex scientific paper on genetics and a hyperactive online rumour-mill, have held candlelit [...]