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Sep 18, 2009 - Spiritual Peaks

Lovely day's walking today. I took it a lot easier than yesterday, not trying to prove today that just because I was twice the age, twice the weight and British meant I couldn't still beat any Korean to the top. Saying that, I hardly saw anyone today anyway, it was great feeling like I had the mountains to myself. The route was less of a switchback, and there were a lot more views (trees in the way a lot of yesterday), some of which were stunning, straight out of a Chinese painting, though I couldn't seem to capture what I saw on film. When...

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Jul 5, 2008 - Gongju

Tome un bus (los buses estan muy bien en Korea; buses rapidos por fin!) a Gongju, que es un pueblo rural en Korea. Me quede en un hotel que tenia banho propio, aire acondicionado, TV, VHS, computadora con internet y frigobar por $18-20. Muy bien. En Gongju hay unas tumbas de unos reyes de uno de los 3 reinos koreanos, en forma de tumulos de tierra, como los Chocolate Hills en Filipinas! Hay un museo muy bien puesto y una ex-fortaleza en un cerro, de la que ahora quedan unos templos y aposentos del rey. Pero en suma nada especial. A las 10pm...

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