Monday, October 4, 2010

Warm Toes

Ah, I love Korean heating!  The Koroot house is equipped with ondol floors, which is the traditional heating method in Korea.  Pipes of hot water flow beneath the flooring, heating the house from the ground up.  Which means when I walk barefoot or sit on the floor (which I do a lot of), it’s roasty toasty warm.  Smile

I woke up at around 6:30 am Seoul time this morning.  Today I think I’m going to just wander around Seoul a bit and then get things packed and prepared for my visit to Holt tomorrow.

8 comments:

  1. Yay warm toes! It was pretty cold in SF last night :(

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  2. That's so cool! I wish SF had heated floors like that! (I'm from Grace Yoo's Koreans in America class)

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  3. I was so surprised myself when I went to Korea and my uncle's place was all warm from the bottom up. I feel like its much more efficient. I want to go back.

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  4. That is very cool. Seems like the heating there is so much better there here in the US. Wish they had it here. (-Grace Yoo's student)

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  5. I want to have ondol here. I'm a Korean and know well about ondol~! It is really great in Winter.

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  6. What a treat! That sounds so relaxing and comforting for an early morning. (Grace Yoo's student)

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  7. When I was in Korea at my Uncles house (during the colder seasons) my favorite thing to do, would be to open the window at night and lay on the wonderfully warm heated floor and let the heat consume me while I slept. There’s nothing like it.(Grace Yoo's student)

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  8. Wow I wish I can try it! (student of Grace Yoo)

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