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From South Korea to Germany

April 24, 2024, at 10am

The final Armchair Traveler Program for 2023-24 was held via zoom on April 24, 2024. Lynn C. Anderson presented on "German: The Roads Less Taken." Marilyn DeLong presented on "Continuity and Celebration in South Korea."

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From South Korea to Germany

Wed, Apr 24 2024, 10am

Event to be held via Zoom.

UMRA’s spring Armchair Traveler Program from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, will take us to South Korea and Germany. Please mark your calendars and save the date. Here are the program descriptions:

Continuity and celebration in South Korea. “Springtime in South Korea is inviting and lovely with many flowering shrubs and trees and, above all, the hospitality of longtime friends. This Armchair Traveler Part II presentation is about my recent experiences in Seoul. Travel to South Korea has been a constant in my life for 35 years. Through research, student exchange programs, and interactions with faculty colleagues, I have observed firsthand the flowering of contemporary Korean culture. This past spring, my travels helped me to reconnect with all that has made this travel special, including personal friendships and ties to the culture and its innovative traditions.” —Marilyn DeLong

Cities and towns in Germany. “In November 2022, I spent a month in Germany visiting favorite places and friends, some of whom I have known for 52 years. I will share pictures of and information about Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne, and some smaller towns including Bentheim, Langenfeld, Gross-Fredenwalde, and more.” — Lynn C. Anderson

A Zoom invitation will be sent to all UMRA members one month and one week prior to the program. We hope you can join us!

Lynn C. Anderson, Armchair Traveler program chair

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