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Chuseok in Gyeongju - Part 3

This morning, we woke up early. We checked out of the motel and got breakfast at a nearby Paris Baguette. After, we took a taxi to Bulguksa Temple, which is the head temple of Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. 316 more words


Cycling to Bulguksa Temple

There’s nothing quite like riding a bike up the slopes of Mount Toham with a hurt knee on only three hours of sleep. Yesterday Monica, Brent, and I went to… 920 more words

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Bulguksa Temple

Bulguksa Temple is the representative relic of Gyeongju and was designated as a World Cultural Asset by UNESCO in 1995. The beauty of the temple itself and the artistic touch of the stone relics are known throughout the world. 312 more words

Visit Korea

Not What I Signed Up For

Wednesday May 6 Day 8

Our chariot awaits us out front of the hotel and we all load up after breakfast. There’s a Bollywood feel to the chosen décor, I can’t help but snap a picture. 674 more words

Visiting the Silla Kingdom: 1 Day in Gyeongju

This is post seven of twelve on our autumn trip to South Korea. Check out the other posts in this series here:

Selfish Years

History in Autumnal Coloration

“I am a leaf on the wind — watch how I soar.”

~Hoban “Wash” Washburne, Serenity

A few weekends ago I went to Gyeongju with a tour group to see some of Korea’s UNESCO world cultural heritage sites while fall colors beautified everything. 1,150 more words


경주 Gyeongju: The Ancient Capital

경주, Gyeongju was the ancient capital of the Silla dynasty for 992 years. The Silla dynasty (BC 57-935) ruled over more than half of the Korean Peninsula. 838 more words