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A Time When I Celebrated Christmas with My Family

  • Date Submitted: 02/13/2014 03:53 AM
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Tweet! Tweet! Tweet! The birds were singing sweetly outside my house. I was awake by them. Suddenly, the door opened. My father came into my room and said excitedly, “Guess   what's   your present for this Christmas? It’s a trip to Korea!” I was pleasantly surprised and elated at the same time because I had never been to South Korea! My father continued,” This is a reward for your achievement in your final year exam!" I was as happy as a lark and pleased when I heard that. I had never expected a trip to South Korea as a reward though!

After a week, my family and I finally boarded the plane and found the seat very comfortable! Soon, the plane took off and up we went! Looking at the view through the window beside me, the clouds were as white and fluffy like cotton candies but I was deep in thought over questions about Korea, such as how is it going to be in Korea? Are the people there friendly?

About 3 hours later, we arrived at our destination, the capital of Korea, Seoul.   Walking out of the arrival hall, we saw a woman holding a small flag, with the words 'The Golden Travel' on it. Suddenly, she waved at us. Oh! She must be our tour guide. She led us to the tour bus. After all the tourists had boarded the bus, the bus driver soon started its engine.

The following day, the tour guide made the morning call but we were already awake before that. We brushed our teeth and took our showers to start the day. We went down to the lobby and waited for the others. The tour guide told us to go to the restaurant to have our breakfast. We had a Korean cuisine breakfast unlike the other buffet in other hotels. I was quite surprised when I saw the food. After we had the delicious meal, we boarded the tour bus to start visiting the various attractions in the city.

"Yeah! Finally Christmas is here!" I shouted happily when I woke up the following day. Everybody woke up when they heard me shout. My brother started scolding me but I just ignored him because it was...

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