But actually, pronounced more like ‘Battambong’. Now you know.
“Get the three-day pass if you like looking at temples!” a friend advised me before I left for Siem Reap, site of the famous and iconic Angkor Wat. “So many people bought a three-day pass and then got bored, stupid people.”
“You’re in paradise!” a friend told me when I mentioned missing Jeju. “Funny,”I replied, “the weather makes it seem more like the other place…
Apparently such a thing is possible.
In which the author comes out of her laziness-imposed blog hiatus to tell you about staying in Korea for one more year.
What? Why are you looking it me like that? Oh…the title… It was inevitable, ok. Just about everyone in the Northern Hemisphere who has read/ watched/ knows someone who has read/ watched Game of Thrones (also known as A Song of Ice and Fire, epic series by American fantasy writer George R R “Please-hurry-up-and-finish-the-next-book” Martin) will be using this phrase as the cold season approaches. Winter is coming.
I wrote a while (okay, a LONG while) ago, telling you about Sylvia’s (aka my Island BFF) birthday, but I never wrote about mine. And while this year’s is lining up to be pretty epic (short version: half my family will be here! Yes, half. I have a big family), last year’s was awesome, and I want to tell y’all about it.
Do you think I had enough parentheses in that paragraph?! Moving on.