Mount Paektu straddles the North Korean border with China, where it is known as Changbaishan. Today its Chinese flanks are a serene spot for hikers and pilgrims, who travel to see the divine waters of Cheonji, the lake at its peak.
Who knew that there would be a connection of Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein, and the “Year Without a Summer” 1816? Mary and her fiancée went on holiday to Lord Byron’s estate in Lake Geneva, Switzerland during the summer of 1816. 396 more words