I miss water parks. I miss theme parks. I remember summers back in the states and we would always find time to go to the water park on some of the hottest days. So, when I came to Teach English in Korea, I thought that I wasn’t going to be able to go to a water park again. I was wrong. My school took us out to Everland and Caribbean Bay this weekend.
A fellow Aclipse blogger wrote a wonderful article about Everland so I don’t want to cover that experience again. I want to talk about Caribbean Bay.
We arrived at Everland around 11am. Castles, modern-gothic spires, and Middle-Eastern style buildings are transplanted into an unfamiliar setting. It was wonderful! Everland is Korea’s version of a theme park or Disney World (Land/&etc.). Right next door is Caribbean Bay. We happened to go on opening day.
Unlike most opening days, Caribbean Bay was nearly empty so we had the place to ourselves. SCORE! We went on the rides, chilled at the wave pool, and relaxed in the sun. By far one of the best days and reminded me of home more than anything I can imagine.
So, grab some friends, sun screen (a must, we were sunburnt!), and head over to Caribbean Bay. Try to ride the “Aqua Loop”, it’s this massive water slide that drops from like 60ft and does a full 360° loop. It was awesome!!! Have fun!
Max Brodsky was born and raised in Colorado and he is currently teaching in Cheonan, Korea. Realizing that a degree in English from Colorado State University will lead him to teaching or writing, he decided to head over to Korea to test the waters before jumping in. Max found that he loves every minute he gets to spend in the classroom teaching and has found a wealth of writing material. He is excited for this year abroad. Follow Max to see how teaching affects him over the year