Winter Camp in South Korea January 28th 2008 For more of my photos, or to buy my book, please visit www.nickkembel.com
Korea was the first stop on my sixth major international venture. I write this blog in retrospect, over a year later, so I now know that it was also the start of my longest, and perhaps this time permanent, foray into new and beautiful places. It was also my second visit to South Korea, the first one being a week long stop ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Seoul 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
I an a nomad of Canadian origin that has been exploring the various corners of the world for over 10 years. My education is in Anthropology and Religious Studies, and in my travels, I have focused on visiting and photographing the spiritual centers of the world. I have been to 45 countries, with highlights including Burma, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Syria, Guatemala, and China.
I have taught English in Thailand, Korea, China, and for the last 5 years, Taiwan. I'm not backpacking as much as I used to, but my daily life in Taiwan... full info