Little statuettes of monks were present on some of the lanterns and near the piles of rocks. I think these are actually the industrious little guys who make the piles of rocks; but at night, during the full moon, when all miniature stone statuettes come alive. You didn't know that? Stupid you. Watch out, gnomes are particularly vicious.
The Internet Ate My Homework August 23rd 2005 Okay, fuck this. I just wrote a huge long spiel about my hike up Geumjeongsan, and it was very clever. Believe me. But I'm too tired to write anymore, and the internet ate my entry before I could save it. I'll try to put the photos in the right order, but I'm really frustrated now. Maybe the captions will be better. Enjoy the photos, at any rate. ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Busan 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'm a 23 year old from Seattle, Washington. I'm finally putting my English degree to use, teaching English in Busan, Korea. I plan to travel around the country and perhaps other places in Asia. This journal is a record of my experiences for friends, family, and anyone who cares to look.... full info