[HCCN] Fwd: "Alchemy on Jeju Island"
judy at robbinsandrobbins.com
Thu Jan 30 17:14:10 EST 2014
> TO: Peninsula P&J
> FROM: Dud Hendrick
> SUBJ: Jeju
> Many of you know that I traveled to Jeju Korea last April and that I was greatly moved by the experience of visiting Gangjeong village where a naval base is being constructed. I have had a number of opportunities to speak of the trip since then, but have never thought that I sufficiently conveyed the picture. If you'd like to know more please read this piece which encapsulates the situation extremely well. I witnessed everything Koohan Paik writes about and was so moved by it all. What she writes speaks to me and I am one of those she refers to--
> "Gangjeong (the village in which the base is being built) is an excellent place for foreigners starting at a zero knowledge base, to learn about Korea's place in history and in the region. And the benefits are reciprocal; while visitors learn about Korea they invariably take their lessons home and spread the information----"
> I hope you'll find the time to read:
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