Gyeongju October 30th 2009 Thank goodness for swine flu! The kids were dropping like flies so my boss decided to shut the school for one day and we took the opportunity to head to Gyeongju, which is where we wanted to go to at Chuseok, but couldn't get train tickets.
30th Oct: Up early, got a cab to Suwon station, just made it on to the train with about a minute to spare, as our taxi had been stuck in traffic. The tr ... 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