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Keith V. Klenke
14-Jul-2007, 03:15 AM
Looks like I will be going to S.Korea for two weeks coming up this Nov. Has
anyone else from 'round these parts been there before, any suggestions?

Lindsey Johnstone
14-Jul-2007, 04:12 AM
Keith V. Klenke said,

> Looks like I will be going to S.Korea for two weeks coming up this Nov. Has
> anyone else from 'round these parts been there before, any suggestions?

What's taking you there Keith?

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Keith V. Klenke
14-Jul-2007, 05:21 AM
The mother-in-law is sending us on a very nice late wedding present(oct
06')/early Chrismas present. My wife is originally from there, adopted &
brought stateside when she was young & has never had a chance to go back.
This will be my first time out of the country (.ca/.mx dont count :P).

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"Lindsey Johnstone" <ljohnstoneno@spammyrealbox.com> wrote in message
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> Keith V. Klenke said,
>
>> Looks like I will be going to S.Korea for two weeks coming up this Nov.
>> Has
>> anyone else from 'round these parts been there before, any suggestions?
>
> What's taking you there Keith?
>
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> Lindsey

Lindsey Johnstone
14-Jul-2007, 07:15 AM
Keith V. Klenke said,

> The mother-in-law is sending us on a very nice late wedding present(oct
> 06')/early Chrismas present. My wife is originally from there, adopted &
> brought stateside when she was young & has never had a chance to go back. This
> will be my first time out of the country (.ca/.mx dont count :P).

Kewl!

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George
14-Jul-2007, 01:32 PM
Keith V. Klenke wrote:
> The mother-in-law is sending us on a very nice late wedding present(oct
> 06')/early Chrismas present. My wife is originally from there, adopted &
> brought stateside when she was young & has never had a chance to go back.
> This will be my first time out of the country (.ca/.mx dont count :P).
>

I have been there 4 or 5 times.

Since it is somewhat associated with a wedding you might consider going
to Cheju Island. Thats the classic honeymoon place if you are Korean. It
is a really scenic place.

There are some nice beaches. I have been to Pohong a number of times
(stayed in the "Pohang Beach Tourist Hotel").

See the various palaces and temples.

If you like hiking S Korea has great places to do it. There are rugged
scenic mountains everywhere and hiking is a popular hobby.

dan c.
14-Jul-2007, 04:35 PM
I was born there, speak and read Korean, and have worked there. Is this
for work or vacation? You can email me direct if you have any questions
that might not be suitable according to Forum Rulez.

This is where I'm from (Kongju and Buyeo are where my ancestors came
from) and is a convenient train or bus ride from Seoul:
http://www.chungnam.net/content/universal/english/03/engl.03.004.html
http://tinyurl.com/yw86fs

Dan C.

Keith V. Klenke wrote:
> Looks like I will be going to S.Korea for two weeks coming up this Nov. Has
> anyone else from 'round these parts been there before, any suggestions?
>
>

Frank McCallister
14-Jul-2007, 07:04 PM
The last time I was there was 1957!!! I think my info is too outdated for
you :>)

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"Keith V. Klenke" <keith@kernelklenke.net> wrote in message
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> Looks like I will be going to S.Korea for two weeks coming up this Nov.
> Has anyone else from 'round these parts been there before, any
> suggestions?
>

Keith V. Klenke
14-Jul-2007, 10:20 PM
Any place in particular where you were at? If I happen to go by any of those
places I can take some "50 yr later" pictures for you?

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"Frank McCallister" <Frankremovethis@nospamcompumac.biz> wrote in message
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> The last time I was there was 1957!!! I think my info is too outdated for
> you :>)
>
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> Frank McCallister
> COMPUMAC
>
> "Keith V. Klenke" <keith@kernelklenke.net> wrote in message
> news:JkWli.1141$QE3.1040@prv-forum2.provo.novell.com...
>> Looks like I will be going to S.Korea for two weeks coming up this Nov.
>> Has anyone else from 'round these parts been there before, any
>> suggestions?
>>

Frank McCallister
15-Jul-2007, 01:01 AM
Mostly Pyongtaek K-6 Airfield where I flew F-84 Fighters TDY from Nagoya
Japan. Occasional flights to K-55 Osan AB. Did some Pheasant hunting in the
fields around Pyongtaek.

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"Keith V. Klenke" <keith@kernelklenke.net> wrote in message
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> Any place in particular where you were at? If I happen to go by any of
> those places I can take some "50 yr later" pictures for you?
>
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> "Frank McCallister" <Frankremovethis@nospamcompumac.biz> wrote in message
> news:Ae8mi.1233$QE3.506@prv-forum2.provo.novell.com...
>> The last time I was there was 1957!!! I think my info is too outdated for
>> you :>)
>>
>> --
>> Frank McCallister
>> COMPUMAC
>>
>> "Keith V. Klenke" <keith@kernelklenke.net> wrote in message
>> news:JkWli.1141$QE3.1040@prv-forum2.provo.novell.com...
>>> Looks like I will be going to S.Korea for two weeks coming up this Nov.
>>> Has anyone else from 'round these parts been there before, any
>>> suggestions?
>>>
>
>

Howard Yuan
15-Jul-2007, 07:54 AM
So let me get this straight. You're Chinese, can speak/read/write Chinese
AND Korean? Man, I'm jealous!

On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 15:35:25 +0000, dan c. wrote:

> I was born there, speak and read Korean, and have worked there. Is this
> for work or vacation? You can email me direct if you have any questions
> that might not be suitable according to Forum Rulez.
>
> This is where I'm from (Kongju and Buyeo are where my ancestors came
> from) and is a convenient train or bus ride from Seoul:
> http://www.chungnam.net/content/universal/english/03/engl.03.004.html
> http://tinyurl.com/yw86fs
>
> Dan C.

dan c.
15-Jul-2007, 07:35 PM
No, it's the other way around; I'm Korean, can speak/read/write Chinese,
Korean, Japanese, French, and Spanish. I have only a working knowledge
of English which I learned while living in Japan at the age of 5. I'm
also conversant in about seven different versions of Broken English,
which comes in handy when I get unsolicited phone calls or religious
nuts knocking on my door.

Howard Yuan wrote:
> So let me get this straight. You're Chinese, can speak/read/write Chinese
> AND Korean? Man, I'm jealous!
>

dan c.
15-Jul-2007, 07:46 PM
You would definitely not recognize Osan AB. Chicol Village is actually a
respectable to take the family out for dinner and shopping, and they
allow dependents to live on base quarters, and there is now a DODDS K-12
school at Osan. Pyongtaek's airfield is now Cp. Humphreys and an Army
Aviation facility and 34th MASH (Dr. Richard Hooker's old unit) was
still there in 1985 when I was last there, but it's been relocated to
Afghanistan since around 2002. K-13 Suwon AB has been turned over to ROKAF.

Incidentally, I had breakfast this morning with an AF Vet who served at
K-16 on Yoido in 1953-54, who told me he was amazed at what has happened
to the place when he visited there last fall.

Frank McCallister wrote:
> Mostly Pyongtaek K-6 Airfield where I flew F-84 Fighters TDY from Nagoya
> Japan. Occasional flights to K-55 Osan AB. Did some Pheasant hunting in
> the fields around Pyongtaek.
>

Tim Wohlford
16-Jul-2007, 01:40 AM
My daughter might likewise be making a trip to Korea at the end of the year.

Unfortunately, she's traveling with the military, and it won't be nearly as
much fun.

Tim Wohlford


"Keith V. Klenke" <keith@kernelklenke.net> wrote in message
news:JkWli.1141$QE3.1040@prv-forum2.provo.novell.com...
> Looks like I will be going to S.Korea for two weeks coming up this Nov.
> Has anyone else from 'round these parts been there before, any
> suggestions?
>

Mark (mgh)
16-Jul-2007, 06:04 AM
> I flew F-84 Fighters TDY from Nagoya Japan.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F-84

Check out the section "Flying the Thunderjet"
OMG!! Frank, its a wonder you're with us.

The last paragraph in that section had me LMAO! Dang funny nick names
given to the F-84.

D Hunter
16-Jul-2007, 02:56 PM
Keith V. Klenke wrote:

> This will
> be my first time out of the country (.ca/.mx
> dont count :P).

Don't drink the water.

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Mary Matthews
16-Jul-2007, 03:34 PM
Get started on your passports now if you don't have current ones. The
offices are all backlogged. And go get all your shots. And take some
upset stomach and diarrhea medicine in case you eat something that doesn't
like you.

I spent 4 miserable days in Manila with food poisoning...luckily one of my
co-workers had a Marine dad and he could get on the base for stateside
water and Campbell's chicken noodle soup.

Frank McCallister
16-Jul-2007, 04:19 PM
They left out the nickname "Widowmaker" which was also used!!!

That article brings back some real memories :>)

I have to run to a client but standby for a LONG post with some F84 stories
from the 50's

I will start a new thread titled F84 stories in case others are interested.

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"Mark (mgh)" <markgharveyNO@SPAMyahooPLEASE.com> wrote in message
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>
>> I flew F-84 Fighters TDY from Nagoya Japan.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F-84
>
> Check out the section "Flying the Thunderjet"
> OMG!! Frank, its a wonder you're with us.
>
> The last paragraph in that section had me LMAO! Dang funny nick names
> given to the F-84.
>

unsigned@ @digerati.us
16-Jul-2007, 04:50 PM
LOL, now that is funny. :D

dan c. wrote:
>I'm also conversant in about seven different versions of Broken English,
> which comes in handy when I get unsolicited phone calls or religious
> nuts knocking on my door.

unsigned@ @digerati.us
16-Jul-2007, 04:56 PM
I'm interested and look forward to your post. I'll also forward it to my
Dad who is an Aircraft nut and always likes to hear such stories.

Frank McCallister wrote:
> They left out the nickname "Widowmaker" which was also used!!!
>
> That article brings back some real memories :>)
>
> I have to run to a client but standby for a LONG post with some F84
> stories from the 50's
>
> I will start a new thread titled F84 stories in case others are interested.
>

dan c.
16-Jul-2007, 07:22 PM
I get a lot of interesting looks from those folks when I do that. ;)

unsigned@ @digerati.us wrote:
> LOL, now that is funny. :D
>
> dan c. wrote:
>> I'm also conversant in about seven different versions of Broken
>> English, which comes in handy when I get unsolicited phone calls or
>> religious nuts knocking on my door.

dan c.
16-Jul-2007, 07:26 PM
Is she going on a package tour sponsored by Uncle Samuel's Fun, Travel
and Adventure Tours and Cruises? They're lots of fun! The DMZ-Land
excursion is especially scenic...

Tim Wohlford wrote:
> My daughter might likewise be making a trip to Korea at the end of the year.
>
> Unfortunately, she's traveling with the military, and it won't be nearly as
> much fun.
>
> Tim Wohlford
>
>
> "Keith V. Klenke" <keith@kernelklenke.net> wrote in message
> news:JkWli.1141$QE3.1040@prv-forum2.provo.novell.com...
>> Looks like I will be going to S.Korea for two weeks coming up this Nov.
>> Has anyone else from 'round these parts been there before, any
>> suggestions?
>>
>
>

Mark (mgh)
16-Jul-2007, 11:44 PM
> They left out the nickname "Widowmaker" which was also used!!!
>
> That article brings back some real memories :>)
>
> I have to run to a client but standby for a LONG post with some F84
> stories from the 50's
>
> I will start a new thread titled F84 stories in case others are
> interested.

Sweet.

As a kid, I remember my Dad talking about his experiences as a Naval
Aviator in the late 50's.
He flew F4D's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F4D_Skyray with VF-102.
Later, A-4's while in the Naval Resreve ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-4_Skyhawk

Later on, we lived in Ohio & he few Hun's out of Lochbourne ANGB
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F-100_Super_Sabre
Due to the Pueblo incident, he got sent to Kunsan AB, 1968-1969