Girimsa Temple and Gyeongju August 26th 2007 After the temple stay I spent the day touring around and saw Girimsa Temple in the lovely little city of Gyeoung-ju.
Girimsa is temple with a lot of buildings and land. If it's not a regular set for some of the historical dramas they make here, then I would be surprised.
Gyeong-ju is one of those areas with a huge amount of ancient historical sites and landmarks within a short distance. ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Gyeongsangbuk-do » Gyeongju 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
Growing up as a military brat, I have traveled all my life. I know, like most travelers, that there is nothing to fear about being in a strange place. Being used to foreign countries, I just get on airplanes and figure it out from there. I know so many people who have done so much more travel than me. ... but this is my story and it's not so bad.
I traveled through Africa in 2003. Including Tanzania, Kenya, and Nigeria.
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From 2007 to 2009 I moved to Seoul, Korea from Austin, Texas to teach in Korean schools. I needed a change in my life and t... full info