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Fish

On the way south east of Daegu, before visiting Gyeongju, the former capital of Korea, a stop in Gampo on the seaside for some raw fish restaurant. It' s very easy, ..., just choose from the menu here The procedure is the same I explained before for other dishes. You will put the fish in a...

permalink written by  thetourist on August 30, 2010 from Andong, South Korea
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Bulguksa temple & Royal Tomb (Chunmacheong)

The Bulguksa temple is said to be the nicest temple of Korea. It really is. Specially when you think that it has been built in 751 and destroyed 2 times during japanese invasions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulguksa_Temple Some prayers are attached to those red globes on the ceiling of the...

permalink written by  thetourist on August 30, 2010 from Andong, South Korea
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Out of the city

After having taken the fast train at 300 km/h from Seoul to Daegu, I'm ready to enjoy another 2,5 days more in the south. That will allow me to see more traditional side of Korea. The visit of the Byeongsan seowon (seowon means private school) was a first stept to understand Korean...

permalink written by  thetourist on August 29, 2010 from Andong, South Korea
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Korean barbecue

Time to eat... again. This time trying the local version of barbecue. Like the shabu shabu, it is a fun way to do it. The fire is in the middle of the LOW table (the copper tube you are seeing is a heat extractor) and you cook everything yourself. You may wonder how you cut the meat? No, not...

permalink written by  thetourist on August 29, 2010 from Andong, South Korea
from the travel blog: No news, Good news! in South Korea & Hong Kong



Ahoe village

The visit to Hahoe Village (translating to “Village Enveloped by Water”) was promising. The fact that it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List under the category of “Historic Villages in Korea” recently (July 31, 2010) is maybe a sign. In fact you have there the opportunity to see a...

permalink written by  thetourist on August 29, 2010 from Andong, South Korea
from the travel blog: No news, Good news! in South Korea & Hong Kong



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