• Travel,  Uncategorised

    Getting around South Korea

    When I think back on my time in Korea, public transport is never far from my mind. It’s fascinating that such an ordinary event should take up so much space in my Korean memories.  I remember the crowded buses and metros where using one’s elbows to get onboard was commonplace and sometimes absolutely necessary – in fact, it was from the oldest generations that were the best instigators of elbowing and pushing.  I remember the bus drivers speeding, swerving, and quickly braking on routes keeping my body and mind in skate and surf mode when standing.  I remember the smaller buses and stations with only Hangul signs. Thankfully the Korean…