Stepping out of comfort zone – first dip into couple backpacking

We took a 1.5 hour bus ride from Santiago to the nearby and iconic city of Valparaiso, or Valpo as locals apparently call it. The journey was a comfortable with onboard bathroom. I was surprised at how quickly the bus entered what seemed like desert wasteland so close to the main city. With mountain ranges … Continue reading Stepping out of comfort zone – first dip into couple backpacking

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Oppa Panmunjom style 

No, I didn't get to visit Gangnam. No, I didn't even go shopping at Insadong. No, I didn't check out the campus at the all girls university. But I did visit Panmunjom / JSA / DMZ between DPRK (North Korea) and ROK (South Korea).   A very surreal experience, it's been a while since I got … Continue reading Oppa Panmunjom style 

Jia Ming Lake Hike 圓夢嘉明湖 2014/2015

One of the many things that set Kang Chiao apart from other schools is the focus on extra-curricular activities. Each grade level has a special event: Singapore Trip, Sun Moon Lake swim (泳渡日月潭), Jia Ming Lake hike (圓夢嘉明湖), Cross-Island walk (橫跨中橫), and Round-Island biking (單車環島)...etc. It is really quite an impressive list. This year I … Continue reading Jia Ming Lake Hike 圓夢嘉明湖 2014/2015