Day 45

Day 45: Administrative day I will be studying abroad this coming year at Sciences Po in Paris, so I had to register for my fall courses this morning at 10am. Unfortunately, it conflicted with my photography class this morning (10am-12pm), so I figured I would at least show up late to class. However, my housemate … Continue reading

Day 40

Day 40: another disoriented day I slept over at the store owner’s house and woke up early to go home– to pack for Chile! :) I came back and had lunch at the temple and listened to the elders discuss health insurance, the characteristics of Koreans from various provinces, cooking, cancer, etc. I was very tired from … Continue reading

Day 39

Day 39: Avenida Avellaneda took a colectivo to Avenida Avellaneda to find out more about the garment trade. I visited a store of an acquaintance and spent my whole day with her and her friend. It was a very bustling Saturday and business was apparently better than normal. The acquaintance (the store owner’s daugther) had … Continue reading

Day 36-38

Day 36: went to Bodhi restaurant and then Calle Florida. Then went to film showing at the Centro Cultural Coreano near the Korean embassy. met Munguau afterwards for dinner. Day 37: went around 109. went home to blog and edit photos. Day 38: met a girl who’s making a documentary about the Korean community (and … Continue reading

Day 35 pt.7

Day 35 pt.7 went to another woman’s clothing store, called Custom. Accompanied the sunim to Carrefour, and then went home to blog.

Day 35 pt.6

Day 35 pt. 6 went to a person’s house on the 8th floor, overlooking Avenida Avellaneda

Day 35 pt.5

Day 35 pt.5 Then we went to a woman’s clothing store– I went to it last time when I visited Avenida Avellaneda, but I didn’t take any photos then. The owner moved from Korea about 3 years ago and now speaks Spanish very well. went to person’s house on 8th floor went to another woman’s … Continue reading

Day 35 pt.4

Day 35 pt.4 revisited Apolo, a store selling imported miscellaneous items from Korea. The owner is the same person who’s house I visited in Ezeiza. We went to go give them the photos I took last time in the campo. :) went to Korean travel agency to ask for more info about our upcoming trip … Continue reading

Day 35 pt. 3

Day 35 pt. 3 After the dentist/hair stylist’s, we went to a Korean restaurant– not to eat, of course (since we were really full from the kimbap and bu-chin-gae), but to go meet some acquaintances and to take pictures. There was no sign again in front of the restaurant except for a lamp above the … Continue reading

Day 35 pt. 2

Day 35 pt. 2: going to the dentist and hair stylist’s From the banchan house, we went to a hair stylist’s that was located in a back room of her son’s dentistry office. There weren’t any signs outside of the side entrance to the hair stylist’s– but miraculously everyone just knows that it exists. This … Continue reading