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A Final Visit to Namsan and Farewell Gyeongju!

The morning I left Gyeongju, I had a few spare hours to make one last trip to Namsan, so I decided to check out a few things in the relatively accessible northeastern corner, which is very close to downtown Gyeongju. 368 more words

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Remembering Auschwitz

“Dawn came on us like a betrayer; it seemed as though the new sun rose as an ally of our enemies to assist in our destruction.” 130 more words

History

World Heritage Design.

Who inspired them?
Who inspires you?
St Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


The Great Wall of China

Bukhara, Uzbekistan… 24 more words

Painting the Color White

The way one paints white or black is the test of being able to paint at all.

– Charles W. Hawthorne -

I love birches because of its white bark and its graphic patterns.

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Art

Namsan: Hermitage of the Seven Buddhas

As I descended to conclude my Grand Namsan Hike (in Gyeongju), I passed by Chibulam, the ‘hermitage of the seven Buddhas’, which is right next to an ancient Silla rock carving of seven Buddhas. 543 more words

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My trip to Iran part 1

Back in October, I had the opportunity to go on a tour to Iran for nearly 3 weeks.  It was an amazing, eye opening, wonderful, yet challenging trip.  448 more words

Travel

Namsan: A Hike Through Ancient Silla

Namsan, which means ‘South Mountain’, is south of downtown Gyeongju, and is famous for its many works of Buddhist art from the Silla kingdom left throughout its mountainsides. 607 more words

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