Ceramic Festival May 18th 2007 This is the biannual World Ceramic Festival which is held in three towns, Gwangju, Ichon, and Yeoju all south of Seoul, and depending on traffic a 1 - 3 hour drive, but as we found out the second day that we were there, the best way to get to the festival from Seoul is by the free shuttle buses which leave from the COAX mall and Insadong.
The first day we went to the Ichon site which has the ma ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Gwangju Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more