Advertisement
« previous next »
Hyundae Beach, Busan  
   

Hyundae Beach, Busan

Before the Turn of the Leaves

October 1st 2008
The ferry crossing was quite rough. I lay in a half-sleep, thinking about Kobo Daishi's dangerous crossing to China by ship, and, on a personal level, of the irony of walking an 850 mile pilgrimage only to die at sea two days later. (Ever the drama queen.) It had been a good evening, though. I'd met a Finnish traveller, a monk from Detroit and a Japanese couple planning on doing the Shikoku pil ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Seoul

Korean Flag 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
Advertisement
Tot: 0.052s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 15; qc: 71; dbt: 0.0156s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.6mb