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. 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

Day 35

Day 35: Exploring Avellaneda Today I went to Avenida Avellaneda with the sunim with the goal of taking pictures. went to aie-gyung-shee’s house: the bride whose wedding dinner I recently attended. I think she moved into her husband’s appartment. went to banchan house: The store makes Korean banchan (side-dishes to be eaten with rice) as … Continue reading

Day 34

Day 34: catching up on photos After photography class, I went to the buddhist temple to see if the sunim wanted to go eat at the 둘리 분식점 (dool-lee bunshik-jum) (so that I could take photos of the place). I brought my larger camera to take photos of the interior. It’s located on the corner … Continue reading

Day 33

Day: Church hopping Today in the morning I went to a protestant church that was not exclusively Korean. I was invited to attend this church by a teacher at ICA (Instituto Coreano-Argentino), whom I had met while visiting. Her daughter belongs to those who were lucky enough to be educated abroad; she finished high school … Continue reading

Day 32

Day 32: cleaning day I slept over last night at the temple again because I stayed late to attend the wedding dinner. I woke up early to take a walk with the sunim and the owner of Feria Americana, and although the owner canceled on us last minute, we still went out. It was a … Continue reading

Day 27

Day 27: another quiet day blogging, editing, reading I took photos at the Korean restaurant, SINKO, during the Korea v. Nigeria match for the Diario Central. I was supposed to go in the morning to show them my pictures, but I have my photography class in the morning so I was going to go right … Continue reading

Day 22

Day 22: The Diario Central used one of my photos! But they didn’t write my name underneath the photo because I guess it’s customary in Korean newspapers to not accredit the photo to someone. :( Oh well… There are differences in work ethic and mind set between the newspaper and me. They are rather old … Continue reading

Day 16

Day 16: Soccer with Munguau Another lucky day I heard that Munguau, a Korean-Argentine artists’ collective in BsAs, was organizing a get-together to watch the Argentina v. South Korea World Cup match at Magno Bar on Avenida Rivadavia. I figured I should show up early if I was going to take pictures (because the Diario … Continue reading

Day 15 Pt.2

“Going down to 109” 109 (pronounced baek-gu in Korean) is relatively quiet during the weekdays. In fact, Sundays are the busiest days because that is when the Koreans stop by to run some errands (groceries, etc) after religious service– because all of the important religious orgs are located in Bajo Flores. For this reason, there … Continue reading