Travel Blogs from Gunsan, Korea Rep.

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Thank You Buddha!, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Thank You Buddha!

A travel blog entry by timmclellan

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... . It is famous for being the first city to be attacked by Japan during the war. The lone Japanese temple in Korea is located in Gunsan. It was used by the Japanese high-ranking officials during the war. Also, because Gunsan was the first city to be ...

Kim Wan Ju, Octopus, and sea side town, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Kim Wan Ju, Octopus, and sea side town

A travel blog entry by cbarry

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... to a political rally for Mr. Kim Wang Ju who will be the next governor of the region and will most likely run for president of Korea in the future. The day started out great. Met at the Rotary division office then off in the van for the rally. We sat ...

Bikes and Clams, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Bikes and Clams

A travel blog entry by jojobee6

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After a two hour bus ride to Seoul and another three hour bus ride, we arrived in the Southern province Jellongbuk-do in Gunsan ready to board the ferry over to Suenyudo islands.  Lisa, Rory Sally and Craig (last three from England) and I had ...

Gunsan visit and soju night, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Gunsan visit and soju night

A travel blog entry by cbarry

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... and we saw a film in English that went to great lengths to stress how great the project was going to be for the region, for Korea and most of all for the environment. From there we loaded back into the van for the return trip to Jeon Ju. We had a bit ...

Traditional market and singing night, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Traditional market and singing night

A travel blog entry by cbarry

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Check out the amazing shots of our fun filled day in traditional market and our wonderful ...

Remi, Eggplants, and Giant Ducks, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Remi, Eggplants, and Giant Ducks

A travel blog entry by cbarry

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... I woke early, had breakfast, received gifts of socks and gave gifts of t-shirts and were off. Cha drove us for a long ways to Gunsan. Not really knowing what was going on we stopped, there was the cell call and then we stepped out into the rain and into ...

Back to Gunsan, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Back to Gunsan

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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Nicole and I both had Thursday off, so in order to make it epic, we went back to Gunsan. We had a crazy dinner and walked around looking for a teapot. That's it. ...

Seonyu Island, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Seonyu Island

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... really fast ones, but we had to wait about an hour for it to leave. So, we walked around the industrial wasteland that is west Gunsan.  Then, when we got to the island, we only had an hour to walk around and explore, but that was OK. We were muddy ...

Weapons fest, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Weapons fest

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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Here are some videos of weapons fest. They loaded some bombs onto planes in a race and then everyone got really drunk. Also, I got a horrible sunburn. I was trying to "even out" my tan lines. But now they are even worse. Pout.  Also, my horrible ear ...

I'M ON A BASE!, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

I'M ON A BASE!

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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After the hike, I went to Dave's place on the base. Check out that alliteration. It was kind of intense. At the gate, they take your ID and give you a visitor card. Then, you can stay there for 24 hours as long as you are accompanied by someone from the ...

American grocery shopping, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

American grocery shopping

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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Amazing. There is NOTHING Korean in this store. I got turkey bacon and also some real cheese. Can you believe it?  Also, I took some shots of the dorms and other things.  Then I brought Dave back to Iksan to pick up all his stuff. We stopped ...

Mixing business with pleasure, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Mixing business with pleasure

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... have had more days in Canada with my favourite people! Luckily though, K was having an adventure the next day, so I went with him and his friend to a business meeting in Gunsan. My batteries died so you only get iPod photos. They are terrible, sorry. ...

Rooftop barbecue, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Rooftop barbecue

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... , I decided not to go to Seoul to a rooftop party that I was invited to. Instead, Dave's friends had their own rooftop party in Gunsan. Much easier to get to for me, and probably the people were nicer there anyway.  Maybe I'm a little tipsy in these ...

Massage and foot bath, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Massage and foot bath

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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This was a bad weekend.  I got a massage out of it ...

Gunsan's Many Faces, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Gunsan's Many Faces

A travel blog entry by gsekorea2012

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... a picture before hopping on the bus to head back to Gunsan for a traditional Korean dinner with the Gunsan Rotarians and host families. But Gunsan had one more cultural moment for us. Along a poorly lit road, lit by an unassuming sign, we were treated to ...

Julie: Saturday, March 31, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Julie: Saturday, March 31

A travel blog entry by gsekorea2012

... city of Gunsan on the banks of the Geum River, near to where the river spills into the Yellow Sea. One of Gunsan's most famous tourist attractions are the Gunsan Islands - a group of islands consisting of 16 inhabited islands and 47 uninhabited islands. ...

I went to Korea?, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

I went to Korea?

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... . I missed Dave so I asked if he would help me pay for hotels if I did that. He said yeah, and that's how it went.  I visited old friends in Iksan as well, but didn't take any pictures. I did take a picture of the nice hotel in Gunsan I stayed at. ...

May 20, 2011, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

May 20, 2011

A travel blog entry by oscar10

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Flashback to the exciting days of college, Kunsan Air Force Base, Korea Rep. travel blog

Flashback to the exciting days of college

A travel blog entry by trunkmonkey

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... next day recovering and watching movies, then went out to dinner with Jake's friends at this great little Italian restaurant in Gunsan.      The next day I caught a bus to Seoul to catch my flight back to Vermont. Jake ...

WKB Trip : Return Ferry from Seonyudo to Gunsan, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

WKB Trip : Return Ferry from Seonyudo to Gunsan

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... along the mainland was very industrial with lots of refineries and shipping ports. Since Japanese colonial times and perhaps earlier, Gunsan has been a key shipping and transportation hub for the Korean peninsula which at that time was unified into one ...

Have I Told You About The Time I Got Kidnapped?, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Have I Told You About The Time I Got Kidnapped?

A travel blog entry by miss_cegenation

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... . So I tell him about how I'd gone out that night with my boyfriend and we'd met up with some people I'd met on the Gunsan expats Facebook page.  We'd gone to the expat bars where we'd played Korean drinking games and they'd spoken about  how ...

The Guun!, Kunsan/Gunsan city, Korea Rep. travel blog

The Guun!

A travel blog entry by woolly

... If big city types from Seoul venture this far South they too are surprised by the conditions that people live in. Within the city proper, Gunsan looks pretty much like any other Korean city with a multitude of cookie cutter high rise apartment ...

WKB Trip : Gunsan Modern History Museum, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

WKB Trip : Gunsan Modern History Museum

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... .    Again this was surprising and not something I would expect to find in this unheard of industrial port city of Gunsan along with the Japanese Temple we had just visited (see previous entry) Inside the Museum the large main hall housed a ...

WKB Trip : Raw Fish Restaurant Lunch, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

WKB Trip : Raw Fish Restaurant Lunch

A travel blog entry by londone7

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    As we were now on the coast to catch our ferry to Seonyudo Island we stopped by a local raw fish restaurant to try out some of the local delicacies. We parked by what seemed an office or apartment building. However, this was ...

WKB Trip : Dongguksa Japanese Temple, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

WKB Trip : Dongguksa Japanese Temple

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... a bit strange as to what a Japanese Temple was doing this far and why it was here in the first place. Gunsan was an important shipping port during the Japanese Colonial Period for the then unified Korea and has several architectural landmarks originating ...

WKB Trip : Jindo Military Theme Park, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

WKB Trip : Jindo Military Theme Park

A travel blog entry by londone7

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A short walk behind the Gunsan Modern History Museum was the Jindo Military Theme Park. It doesnt seem like much till you reach the entrance. This is a free outdoor park with many types of military aircraft and machinery parked outside. On either side are ...

WKB Bloggers, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

WKB Bloggers

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Here are some group pics from the Worldwide Korea Bloggers trip to Jeonju, Seoyudo Island, and Gunsan. I joined a day late so am not in all the pics. Also here are some of their blog entries from the various experiences on the three day ...

WKB Trip : Japanese Villa, Return Home, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

WKB Trip : Japanese Villa, Return Home

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... than I had expected since I'd been to the Jeonju Hanok Village before and had no idea what to expect on Seonyudo Island or Gunsan (which I thought was just an industrial port city).  The film crew asked me for my final thoughts and I reflected on ...

It's 2007!, Kunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

It's 2007!

A travel blog entry by lmarion123

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Just started the New Year...wish I could remember my night but oh well, it's 2007!  Looking forward to traveling some more around here and running in a few half marathons before I leave.  I will keep you ...

The Hangover, Gunsan, Korea Rep. travel blog

The Hangover

A travel blog entry by miss_cegenation

So I said "In England, we don't say things like that to people." And she shrugged, and said something about cultural differences. And then I was carted off to another police station, where I was interviewed by a female officer. Which was a nice thought, ...

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