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July 7th, 2004 – by: jdax57
It was all good, The drive was interesting the world seemed new, as tired as I was. Nothing was more interesting than staring out the window and checking out the new home. The first night there at Camp Red Cloud, I headed to the KATUSA bar, I took the liverty of taking a taste of Korea. My partner in crime had me take a taste of Bulgogi Rice (basically beef and rice) Man was that good. As I settled in to the area, new tastes were tried, Beef and leaf, Dakalbi, and the hundred of times we went drinking, and nearly breaking curfew (Americans stationed in Korea are under curfew). Even with the curfew, there is plenty of things to get into.
Overall my Korea experience was worth while, and I wouldn't mind taking a second tour there, but preferably not with the army. But hey beggars can't be choosers. For anyone that takes interest in this blog, I suggest going to Korea (civilians will enjoy the freedom of no curfew). As for the military ppl, by all means have translation book, take some basic korean language course (helps to get past the language barrier). I didn't have much problems communicating with locals, mostly through hand and pointing conversation. Didn't get much out, but there was infinite patience by the locals.
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