Jaine *
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99 Bottles of Beer

I'm Back!

I missed you all!    Thanks for everyone who left kind comments and best wishes in my last blog, I really appreciate it.  Rather than responding individually I thought I would spend that time catching up on some of my feeds, which is about 480 (better than what I thought), I wont get through them all but would like to go through some.

WELL.....   I arrived in Korea (Busan) yesterday afternoon and was met by somebody from the agency that placed me in work and taken to a motel where I chose a room with internet YAY.   My visa finally came through on Wednesday and I booked tickets straight away to leave on Saturday.  I must saying moving to another country is really rather stressful. 

Both Kahurangi and myself have had a few "oh shit, what have we done" moments.   the first when we got to Auckland and the traffic was bad and there were people everywhere.  How could we cope with going somewhere even more populated!  Kahurangi survived her first long haul (12 hour) flight okay, I'm very grateful for those little personal entertainment units.  We went through Shanghai, I originally wanted to go through HK but I ran out of time and money.  Korea Air certainly don't seem to care about luggage weight the same way NZ and Australia do -thankfully coz we were both over it and all my books were in my cabin bag (the limit is 7kgs and mine is about twice that, I'm sure the bruising will go down soon ).  How is one supposed to shift to another country with only 20kgs worth of stuff!!

Trust me to arrive in Korea the day before a public holiday (its Children's Day or something).  So I'm off to meet the School Board tomorrow (I'm getting really nervous) and hopefully get into my new home.  It's quite good really coz it means today I can rest, get my bearings and catch up on AnD.  woot

PS my blog title was random and has nothing to do with anything ....

almost 13 years ago 0 likes  22 comments  0 shares
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**Hugz** So, happy you arrived safely.. do you know when your housing will be ready to move in? I can not believe you are finally there. Feels like a new world doesn't it??? We have all missed you so much! But things are the usual here.. AnD is doing youtube's for those who can not be at the birthday party to celibraite AnD starts.. So, when you have time and if you have cam.. you should send them a birthday wish.. It is in Admin.. Bears blogs.. So wonderful to have you here :-)
almost 13 years ago
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I thought you might not be able to get on the net for a while, and was gonna leave a blog saying you should be in Korea, but I guess I don't need to now.
almost 13 years ago
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Great to hear you both have arrived safe and sound. For a while it was like, "Jaine's somewhere between Aus and Korea." haha.
almost 13 years ago
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So happy to learn you arrived safely.. what a grand adventure this will be for you both!! My cousin married a guy from England last year.. he happens to live & work in Scotland.. its a grand adventure for her as well.. leaving her family in the States & moving across the "pond" ^^
almost 13 years ago
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oh, it's great to hear that you arrived in Korea... yea, moving to another country is quite a big deal... but I'm glad everything came together okay.... =) get well rested...
almost 13 years ago
Mark moran in spokane 920x920
enjoy yourself! hopefully we'll meet sooner than later.
almost 13 years ago
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wow, you're in Korea already! Can't wait to see pix!
almost 13 years ago
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Yay! Now if only we can get over there to visit while you're there....
almost 13 years ago
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Glad to hear you arrived in Korea safely. Be sure to put up some pictures.
almost 13 years ago
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Glad to hear that you've already arrived safe and sound.
almost 13 years ago
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Jaines...we do really miss u...im glad u r back.. wish u all da best for ur stay in Korea.....
almost 13 years ago
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hi,we miss you too. good luck in Korea, and please let us know your information,well,more pics will be perfect^_^ take care.
almost 13 years ago
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wow, korea!! how exciting :))) cal jinesso? hee.. looking forward for pictures! =p
almost 13 years ago
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I go over the limit on a 9 day hols let alone for a teaching gig, they should allow leeway for people staying longer, I'm glad Korea was alright bout it. I hope it all went well at the school board. Me so jealous!!!. Great to see you both arrived safe and sound.
almost 13 years ago
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Hi Girl, Nice to hear from you! Miss you! Hope things go ultra smoothly for you there. Take care!
almost 13 years ago
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It's good to travel around eh? 480 feeds...... it's going to take u a whole day to finish.. heheee
almost 13 years ago
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heheh. I knew it was NZ. ;D
almost 13 years ago
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Glad you made it to Korea safely Jaine. =) Hope you're settling in nicely. Just need to learn the words "where's the toliet/bathroom/restroom" and "the cafeteria" and "how much is this?" hehehe For soem odd reason it's always the restroom first. =P
almost 13 years ago
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Yay you're back and you arrived safely in Korea! I've missed you Jaine. *hugs* Moving to another country with only 20 kgs of stuff - I can't even imagine. Hope you're getting settled and learning your way around.
almost 13 years ago
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miss you too!!! *hugs* tell us something about Korea when you have time. take care! =)
almost 13 years ago
Jrs 8c 1405439596528
Aye! The girl from down under has resurfaced! Welcome back, matie! Glad your heavy bags didn't cause the plane to crash. ;-)
almost 13 years ago
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Now that you're in Korea, you must go try my Cass beer. =P
almost 13 years ago


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