Sancheoneo Ice Festival January 13th 2009 The much awaited Ice fishing festival has begun here in Hwacheon. The festival runs form January 10th - 27th.
So what is it? Well the frozen river of Hwacheon becomes the site for millions of people to have a go at fishing through holes in the ice. You just buy or bring a fishing rod (they are being sold for 2000 won at the festival) and find a hole in the ice that isn't already being used and - w ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Gangwon-do » Hwacheon 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 love to travel and have spent a considerable time abroad living and working in various countries. I work as a teacher and enjoy spending time with my dog that I adopted while living in South Korea. These days I often travel with my dog, something that is much more complicated than it sounds, and often more complicated and costly than traveling with children. ... full info