Okay, now onto Saturday's details...
Brian and Amanda thought we were meeting at the bus station at 12:20 to take a 12:30 bus. WRONG! The bus left at 12:20, so when they pulled in the parking lot at 12:21, they watched us driving away. They just ended up driving (and arriving an hour later than us because they did not have the driving advantage of the bus lane). oops! We all met up for some shopping at the Chosun...very fun! I bought a t-shirt for $5.05 and a pair of sandals for $2.40....not bad!
Then, we headed to the subway to go to the show, Nanta. Well, this took us FOREVER! We had to change subway lines twice, and the lines were NOT close to each other. It took us over an hour to get there. I am sure many people had a laugh over the crazy group of Americans running through the subway station. We were late for the show, but we still enjoyed it. One of the guys, Mike, was picked to go on stage (thus the chef's hat in the picture below). He did a great job!
We decided we were not into running through the subway again, so we took cabs to get to the restaurant. Our dinner was delicious, and we were enjoying our conversation when someone said, "doesn't the bus leave at 8?" YIKES!!! We had 15 min to pay our bills and walk/run to the bus station. Luckily, we bought the tickets ahead of time because I think we were the last people on the bus, but WE MADE IT! Since two of the couples drove, we ended the evening after dinner a bit abruptly to get to the bus station.
So, our date consisted of a lot of hurry-up-and-wait, but all-in-all, it was another successful adventure in Korea.
Amanda, Christie, Lynn (me), Kristin, Kathee
Mike, Emil, Brian, Patrick