After the epic escape from the cubic farm, I traveled to America: Road tripping around New England and Quebec. And I came back end of September. Ever since I got back, it wasn’t easy to be at home, to be honest. I had problems with, well, most of the people I know from here before I left, and those weren’t gone for the time being. But since I determined myself to proceed plans for my life, I had to bare it no matter how hard it was. So, I did. But I got to say, it wasn’t easy.
For last couple months, I was continuing working on Runaway Juno, opening a new photography blog “Mastering the Art of Photography” as I always wanted, and thought about myself and future. Of course I had fun whilst I was doing all the work. Went to a Halloween party, traveled in Korea, record a radio show(which will be on the air tomorrow), had a working holiday in Jeju island and hung out with old friends.
Currently, I’m writing this at the subway station, while waiting for my friend to be arrived. But in wider perspective, I’m planning and packing for my next journey. This is longer than three months and I’m not sure how long it’s going to be. As we all know very well, the world is big and I’m living my time of life. So… I don’t know. I packed my backpack last night until 4 o’clock in the morning, and review everything in my head.
But a good thing is that I’m not nervous. I remembered I was extremely nervous when I first took my step toward the airport gate for the first time. I’m much more relaxed, because anywhere I go, I know I will be okay.
I had a lunch with my family yesterday. Still, the fact that I’m leaving for traveling is not a comfortable subject for my family. The lunch was technically ‘a going away party’ for me, but no one talked about my travel plans on the table. But I had a lovely time with my beloved two nephews. Now Gyeonghun can read and write letters, I have to send him separate postcards!
I’m leaving tomorrow. The very first destination: Hong Kong. I will stay with my dear friend Meaghan for few weeks, and explore Hong Kong for the second time. My last visit was short and foggy, so I’m very looking forward to see much more of it.
I will be in Asia for six five months or so. Destinations lined up so far: Hong Kong, China (southern), Taiwan, Vietnam. Drinking high quality tea and meeting Panda bear in China are high on my to do list.
After that? I will figure it out in time.
I will go home and review all the things I packed one more time (Yes, Kiwi brothers are coming), make something for dinner, listen to the 20mins of fame, my radio show at night (which will be pretty embarrassing) and go to bed early for tomorrow’s early flight.
Ticket is ready, money is in my wallet, back is all packed, passport is in a secure location, and I am ready. I think.
Departure: 06 Dec 2011, 09:30 am at Gimpo International Airport
Arrival: 06 Dec 2011, 4:30 pm at Hong Kong International Airport
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