Korean's say all kinds of grand things about the Korean peninsula; it is the most beautiful country, has the best, healthiest food, best education system in the world. All kinds of nationalistic ideals, which is great, having pride about your country is only natural, especially after how hard Korea has worked to get where it is today. Yet having pride for your country is different than straight up lying. If I had a dollar for every Korean that has said to me, "Korea has wonderful weather, we have all four seasons!" well, lets just say I would have a lot of dollars. As I sit inside on this warm June afternoon and listen to the downpour outside, I want to call bullshit on you, Korea. Best weather, four seasons? Bullshit.
If you recall, back in December I was so excited about these so called "four seasons." Now, seven months later, not so much. I have almost lived here for a whole rotation around the sun and can expertly comment on the weather in South Korea...
Ok, so maybe there are four of them but they are in no way equal, the good ones last for a mere month or so and the bad ones are SO bad, they make you want to stab someone with an umbrella or smoosh thier face into the black snow until their bodies lie limp (depending on the time of year.)
The weather here is terrible (granted, this is coming from the girl who lived in the desert for 5 years with only three seasons - perfect, hot and FUCKIN hot.) Just when you think its going to be nice for a while, it takes a turn for the worst. Today there are two tropical storms in the map covering South Korea for the next 10 days and let me just say its hard to look good when your soaking wet with frizzy hair, I don't know how these Korean women do it!