Author Archive for heathergartside

Drones in the Sky

After our adventure to the Japan House, Katie, Preethy, Cecily, and I went to the PyeongChang Olympic Park. There we watched a beautiful drone show of different pictures in the sky made by drones. It was definitely a site to see, considering all of the shapes and colors the drones could make. These are few clips I took during the…

GW Reception

I had a blast at the GW Reception! New Horizons had great food, delicious drinks, and of course amazing people. For starters, the food was to die for! The drinks were tasty, and exactly what we all needed for all of our hard work!  Moreover, we met the President of the POCOG, Kun-Hee Lee, at the reception. He is an…

Smiling From Picture to Picture

On February 16th, I was working at the curling venue when a family asked me to take their picture in front of a sign. I said of course! And when I was finished, I asked if I could get a picture with their children who were dressed in traditional Korean outfits. They looked so adorable in their outfits, that I…

White Wins Gold

I went to the medal ceremony last night at the POP, and it was amazing! What made it even more amazing was that Shaun White won another gold medal for the USA, and I was there to witness him get it. Not many people can say they have been to such an incredible and emotion experience in their life, but…

A Great Big Warm Willkommen!

Willkommen means welcome in German! That’s exactly what we were last night in the Austria House. The two Austrian girls were named Kathi and Johannah. They were so sociable and kind with sharing their stories of who they were, and why they are at the Games. Kathi actually came to the Games to work at the Austria House because she…

Spending Two Days in an Airport

What do you do with yourself for 48 hours in the airport? It definitely has its range of emotions between draining, stressful, and a quick rush of adrenaline, but all in all it has gotten me ready for this experience.   Most people pass the time with Netflix or a book, but I suggest taking a look around and just…