This is one of those UNESCO World Heritage Sites that is just too, too cool. Located in a non-descript building on the Haeinsa Temple complex are shelves and shelves of Korean and Buddhist history captured on woodblocks. I don’t read […]
This is the very first image I manipulated in Photoshop. I like it. It was certainly not difficult; it was just a filter, but it did start to open my eyes to looking at photographs in a different way.
One thing you can say about Koreans is they love to eat! And boy do they do it right! Here Jim and I are being treated to a duck barbeque. That’s all the restaurant did, but as you can see […]
There’s something we all love about watching children play. These three kept it up for a really long time, playing with the water, drinking, but mostly playing. They were just so fun to watch.
Aw, it can’t be that bad? Millions of Koreans swear by them; what? Oh, intestines, large ones – Makjang, a Korean Delicacy. Apparently in Daegu, it’s the snack o’ choice to slosh down some Charm Soju. So we order some; […]
“Oh come on, Jim, you’ll like it….really!” That’s me imploring Jim that he cannot pass up the opportunity to have his fishy foot massage. Asia is famous for its massages, and let me tell you, those human hands don’t hold […]
A couple of years ago, the “English” teachers, took Devon and I to this fantastic restaurant and introduced us to Shabu Shabu; it quickly became our favorite Korean dish. This meal supposedly originally came to Korea with the invading Mongols. Jim […]
Famous in Daegu is a stone Buddha with a hat. Gatbawi is the Buddha of health, and many Koreans make a pilgrimage to him to attain blessings. We’ve never seen a Buddha statue with a hat before, except for the many images […]
We rented a car and wanted to go explore the western coast of the Korean Peninsula. We were on a quest to find the UNESCO World Heritage Site ancient dolmens. A dolmen is a very large rock, somewhat shaped by […]