Gyeongju Orientation February 21st 2010 We just got back from our homestay weekend. My family was the Kims from Gyeongju.
The father introduced me to dae gum, a korean wind instrument. He told me he was a beginner but he played very well in my opinion. He tried to explain the meaning of the song Arirang to me in English and he managed. I think I spoke to him the most and although his english and my korean were limited, we manag ... 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