Korea Travelogue

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It has always been the most awaited part of the college life of every CTHM student, I guess. Countdown on every calendar, unending shopping of winter clothes and on the making of shopping lists, those are the things that I used to do whenever I daydream and got excited for this trip. Furry boots, trench coat, cute earmuffs, cottony mittens and warm scarf, all of us dreamt of wearing those stuff. But how would that be possible for a weather like this here in the Philippines? That won’t seem cool in here. But finally, here comes the chance for us to be in fashionable winter clothes and experience the cold weather. Anyeong-haseyo Seoul, Korea! The class organizers brought us here with the theme, “1Seoul: A Blissful Wander to the Heart of Korea.” The trip was well organized with a proper itinerary of a 5 days stay in Seoul.
It all started on the 1st day of March. I was really not in the mood to dress up for winter because it’s really hot outside. About 30 degrees was the temperature in the Philippines but I have to be prepared for the cold weather in Korea. Seeing my huge 18kgs luggage and a hand carry made me decide to go to the meeting place (Plaza Mayor) earlier than the call time. Upon arriving within the area, many parents were there to take my blockmates to the bus and bade their last goodbye hugs and kisses before leaving the country. It was night then, around 7:00 in the evening, we left UST and proceed to the airport. On the way to the airport, we prayed the Rosary to ask guidance and help us in making our trip safe. And then there, we arrived in the airport. It was my first time to be in NAIA 1 and as what I expected, the airport was really noisy and busy. But it didn’t took us so long to check-in. We waited for an hour or two for our boarding. Luckily, we were seated in the airplane with our colleagues which made us more comfortable. I was seated on seat 60D…...

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