This is going to be a short one. Korea is expected to submit “Gaya Tumili” as their UNESCO proposition either in 2020 or 2021. In anticipation, I came to Changnyeong to see the cluster of tombs. I came within a kilometer or two back in April when I visited the Upo Wetlands, but didn’t even know these existed. Read more
After being a bit disappointed with Sosu Seowon, I decided to give these Confucian academies a second chance. After all, a whopping 9 of them are registered UNESCO sites, so it wouldn’t be fair to judge them all on an hr visit so 1 of them.
Today, we headed inland again. After nearly two weeks on the road, I had my eyes and heart set on finally adding 1 more to my count UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Confucian Read more
Day 12 made up for Day 11’s blah-ness with a duo of highlights. First, to pick up where day 11 ended…
Sleeping through in a rest stop is not as bad as it sounds. Donghae Rest Stop boasts its wonderful view of the ocean. After taking in the morning sights, I headed to a Daegeumgul, or Daegeum Cave, a famous sight in neighboring Samcheok. I visited Samcheok about 8 years ago but this particular cave was sold out for the day and I settled for Hwanseon Cave. It was interesting, but I wasn’t a fan of how much Read more
I wasn’t expecting to be in Ulleungdo this long, but a typhoon had other plans. The southern coast is currently being battered by heavy rains and wind, causing the eastern ports to be shut down. The lady at my accommodation was more than accommodating, so no biggie. I woke up late expecting heavy rain, but nothing but Read more