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South Korea / Japan trip

on June 7, 2010 by Nancy Bise

Last pictures of Japan!

And so the trip comes to an end. On Day 8 they took a ferry and a bus from Irako to Kyoto.  Pictures are a bit lacking here as Dr. Kwoun experienced motion sickness, so her photo-documentary skills were a bit challenged.  The ferry was outfitted to appear like a pirate ship.      … Continue Reading

on June 3, 2010 by Nancy Bise

We have more pictures!

Dr. Kwoun and the power cord to her laptop have been reunited!!!  Pictures are flooding in from their journey.  All travelers have returned to their appropriate destinations and are no doubt doing laundry, sleeping and sharing anecdotes and photos of their travels with friends and relatives.  Check out past blogs of their experiences for additional photos! … Continue Reading

on May 26, 2010 by Nancy Bise

Ohayou Gozaimasu, Japan!!!

  . . . or Good Morning, Japan!!!  Our travelers have arrived in Tokyo.  Dr. Kwoun (who you remember is experiencing limited computer access until she locates another power cord for her laptop) was kind enough to send the following pictures she entitled “Students – Japan/Emperor’s Palace”.  Unfortunately, it just appears to be a bunch of… Continue Reading

on May 25, 2010 by Nancy Bise

More Adventures–More Pictures!!!

Their trip to Seoul coincided with the celebration of Buddha’s birthday, so the city was beautifully decorated! Bad news—Dr. Kwoun left her laptop cord in a hotel in Seoul so getting uploads of new pictures as they travel will be more difficult until that is rectified.  Good news—one of our students downloaded a lot of… Continue Reading

on May 24, 2010 by Nancy Bise

Day 3, and they are still going strong!!

On Day 3 of the trip (and several adventures behind them) our travelers visit the National Museum and Kyongbok Palace in South Korea. Our group at the National Museum! This is the “before” picture And now on to Kyongbok Palace (feel free to Google the names of these sites–the history is amazing!)

on May 23, 2010 by Nancy Bise

Changdeokgong Palace Gardens

And the fun continues . . . not to waste a moment of their time abroad, our travelers stopped to visit the famous Changdeokgong Palace Gardens          

on May 23, 2010 by Nancy Bise

Day 2 in South Korea

Our weary travelers viewed a Tae Kwon Doh exhibition and had a bulgogi dinner (where one of our music therapy students tried tofu for the first time!)    

on May 23, 2010 by Nancy Bise

More Pictures from Jogmyo Royal Shrine in Seoul South Korea!

Through the wonders of technology, more pictures are filtering in from the far sides of the globe as they explore the Jogmyo Royal Shrine   Check out the awesome tour bus that took them around South Korea!!!  

on May 22, 2010 by Nancy Bise

Music Therapy Students Invade Korea!!! (South Korea, that is . . .)

Our fearless group of travelers have arrived and are enjoying the sites.  Check out the photos Dr. Kwoun was kind enough to send of our band of  adventurers! After a very long flight from Chicago (13 or 14 hours, I can’t quite remember the exact number), they visited the Jongmyo Royal Shrine in Seoul City,… Continue Reading

on May 19, 2010 by Nancy Bise

Keep watching this blog for updates on the South Korea / Japan trip!

Dr. Briggs and Dr. Kwoun are leaving today with a group of Maryville students to visit South Korea and Japan and learn about Music Therapy abroad.  Keep checking back as we post pictures and anecdotes about their overseas adventures!!!

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