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Quick drink at Haeinsa Temple  
   

Quick drink at Haeinsa Temple

Yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site; we had a look around then hiked in Gayasan National Park up Sangwangbong and Chulbulong Peaks. The forested hikes could have been anywhere until the very summits which finally offered great views.
Why it isn’t more popular, consecUNESCOing, and why it’s in the future

October 4th 2018
I’ve had a fair few friends who have lived in South Korea and all recommended it. But it never seems to be as desirable a place to visit as most other countries in the region. That can’t be only true for me as we saw few foreign tourists during our two weeks in the country. Some nearby countries have their big sights that lure people in, such as Thailand’s or the Philippines’ beaches and C ... read more
Asia » South Korea

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
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