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
Let’s face it, not every day has a highlight. Day 11 was pretty much a transportation day, just lounging around until the ticket booth opened at 3pm and then just waiting some more until my ferry at 5:30. I guess the highlight would be getting sleepy and passing out in a rest stop. Maybe it was that wonderful toast I had for lunch. Like I said, not every day has a highlight. I didn’t even take pictures today so there you have it. Better luck tomorrow.