Pyeongchang 2018

The 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver has just ended, and now we’re looking forward to Sochi 2014. Kim Yuna and Asada Mao will be 23 years old by that time. Will they still be there to compete? Let’s see.

Four hundred ninety-one days (491) from now, we’ll learn which country (or city) will host the 2018 Winter Olympics. This is the third (or is it the fourth?) time that Pyeongchang, a city in Gangwon-do will vie for the privilege of hosting the games. I hope they would be successful this time. Hosting the Olympics would mean improvements to the city and it would be exciting to be here when that happens. The city has Kim Yuna as one of its supporters for the bid. The city has a website but the English page is still under construction.

Hopefully, the Olympic Committee will choose Pyeongchang. I want to see improvements to the traffic situation along Yeongdong Expressway. There was a heavy traffic on that expressway yesterday when 40 cm of snow fell in Gangwon-do. Thankfully, we didn’t travel or else! A few cars also had accidents in that area yesterday as the roads were pretty slippery because of the snow. The good thing is there are cheap car insurance that motorists could avail themselves of just in case unpleasant things happen.

Anyway, this might be my last post about the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. It was exciting and memorable. Thank you Vancouver!

9 thoughts on “Pyeongchang 2018

  • March 2, 2010 at 4:40 pm
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    Thanks, you do have great blogs…it was indeed an exciting Winter Olympics 2010! Congratulations to the winners and I’m really looking forward to the next Winter Olympics yet!

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  • March 5, 2010 at 1:17 am
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    It is amazing how much money and tourism comes from hosting the olympics. So I hope you get your wish. Plus it is always cool to see the olympics in a new spot and see the culture.

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  • August 27, 2011 at 11:05 pm
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    yeah! it was a really great Olympics! China was very proud to be the host of the games! i’m watching out for the next Olympics!

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  • August 30, 2011 at 10:23 pm
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    Looking forward for 2014! By the way Philippines have also good skaters. Hope they can place next winter game.

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  • September 14, 2011 at 12:03 pm
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    2014 Is still a long way to go, there is still a lot of time to practice. Constant practice makes perfect. Go Philippines you can make it!

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  • October 25, 2011 at 1:56 am
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    Good luck sa iyo dyan.Ipanalangin ko na makuha ka.Pagbutihan mo po work mo.Thank you for sharing this with us.

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  • November 25, 2011 at 7:02 pm
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    i love watching winter olympics!

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