President Obama’s Visit to Korea

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President Obama arrived in Korea Friday as part of his 2014 Asia tour.   It is the president’s fourth visit to Korea. This morning he spoke to American soldiers and their families at US Army Garrison Yongsan .

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President Obama spoke of the long history between South Korea and America and the strong friendship that the countries have formed.  He gave his condolences for the Sewol Ferry accident. A major theme of his speech was America’s commitment to deterring North Korea from developing their nuclear capabilities.

The President thanked service members, DOD civilians and family members for their service. Ambassador Kim accompanied him.

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President's Helicopter
President’s Helicopter

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Ambassador Park
Ambassador Park

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A visual artist by profession and a sightseer at heart, I spent a year as a commercial photographer before letting my urge to Travel ELSEwHERE take over. After receiving a job offer that lead me to a sleepy town high in the Tuscan mountains, my travel adventure began. Since that time my travels have lead me to visit over 60 countries, marry a fellow globetrotter, move intercontinentally seven times and to create temporary homes in four continents! Through my travels, I’ve held many suitcases packed for adventures as a journalist, blogger, philanthropist, teacher, army-wife, magazine director, photographer, barmaid, but mainly just an adventurer. With each new experience, elsewhere, I endeavor to live sensibly while exploring a new culture, living sustainably, and giving back whenever possible. I aspire to make this travel blog help those starting a new life elsewhere or just passing through…