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K O R E A

  • GlobeRovers Rating: 7 /10
  • Buzz Line: "If you like Mr/Ms. Kim and Kimchee - you'll love about everything in Korea"
  • Eagle Eye: Mountains and beaches - lots of culture, great food (especially if you love Kimchee), and some offshore islands. Lots and lots of culture and Korean nationalism!
  • Hot Spots: Seoul - the City of soul! The DMZ (North Korea border) for a peak into the unknown, the culture rich city of Gyeongju, along the coast in the south and of course, the romantic island of Cheju-do in the far south. Good map here
  • The Low-down: Go in the heat of the summer and soak up the Korean culture and nature. Go in the winter and ski down the slopes. Make some local friends - the Koreans are lovely people. I've been there five times and can't wait to go again.

Bunhwangsa Temple, Gyeongju


Avalokitesvara (Kwanseeum Bosal, in Korean),
the Bodhisattva of Perfect Compassion,
inside Kwaneum Jeon (Avalokitesvara's Shrine),
Bulguksa Temple complex, Gyeongju


Bulguksa Temple complex, Gyeongju


Kids at Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju


Buddha looking at the sea in the bhumisparsha
mudra position, Seokguram Grotto (Mt. Tohamsan),
Bulguksa Temple complex, Gyeongju


Cheomseongdae Observatory, Inwang-dong,
Gyeongju-si, Gyeonsangbuk-do Province


Deareungwon, Royal Burial Grounds
Gyeongju


Bunhwangsa Temple, Gyeongju


Guesthouse in the town of Gyeongju


Lady in Seoul