My Bike

In the early Spring of 2015 after having lived in Seoul for just half a year I had purchased a small displacement motorcycle, a Yamaha YB-1. It was shipped over the narrow sea from its native Japan and somehow made its way into the Korean used bike market. When I saw it on display in […]

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Naming This Blog

Pado Pado pronounced Pah-Doh Pah-Doh. In 2016 I was observing the various guesthouses that line the shore of Jeju Island. Many of them incorporated the word “pado” into their namesake and I came to understand that the word means “wave”. It made sense for an establishment to utilize the dominant feature of the immediate surroundings, […]

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