Wow, has it been awhile since I posted last?! Settling in, finding my around this new city I call home, and adjusting to the new schedule has not been without its low points, but hey, life is good.
Gwangju, South Korea is in the Jeolla (Jo-la) Province which is on the southwestern coast of mainland South Korea. It also acts as the capital of the province as well, so it's the largest city in the area.
There's a great deal to see - Gwangju has a thriving arts community centered around Art Street in the old downtown which is also the general location where the shopping and dining areas are. For this girl from PA Dutch Country, I even managed to find an Auntie Anne's here, so if I ever have a hankering for a pretzel, I know where to go.
There's been a great deal of surprises along the way though, like navigating streets without accurate maps. It isn't the map's fault, more of the alleyways, side streets and whatnots I'm finding. It's fun, but when you want …