Andong Park Tourist Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAndong Park Tourist Hotel
We prebooked this place because we were there during the big mask festival; it was Ok altho rooms were a bit small and rates were high because of festival. At other times I'd go for a motel.
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... but their presence is tangible. But who wants to be scrutinized by busloads of tourists? No, female Korean tourists. Because Korean men never seem to travel, except for business. "They have to work hard to earn money", someone said to me. The only men you see are the ones in young couples. Which underlines the difference in generations.
The rice is ripe and the yellow paddies show the range of the community.
On a cliff on ...
... t be ignored. They're also emotions too, carrying the forms and faces of anger, happiness, despair, or so many others. One use that few people consider, though, is how masks can be shields, and once it's dawned, it hides another face behind it.
Now there weren't too many criminals or armed robbers looking to hide their identities on the streets of the Andong Maskdance Festival. I couldn't find any, anyway. But that isn't the type of hiding I'm talking ...
... interesting looking at the design on some of the walls of the patterns made with some of the different building materials.
An interesting sight hidden in the middle of the village is the fertility tree of life. I remember last time we came it was like a maze trying to ...
... now gets up at 5.30am and goes to the gym where she will run for an hour, before going for a soak in the baths afterwards. She gets home at 7.30am to wake up the children and get them to kindergarten and school, before she starts work herself at 9.30am for four hours, as a dental technician. She then returns home to pick up and care for her children at home in the afternoon. Children start school at 7/8 and go to kindergarten from 5/6, doing less hours (until 1pm) ...
... as the chair and table she sat on. There was also a copy of the guest book she signed.
After that we were in the village itself. Its not as big as it looks in photos but you can spend a good hour exploring. This is different from other folk villages I've been to in that they have straw thatched roofs and the land was being worked for farming. I didnt see any residents and the setting was kind of spoilt with a brand new car parked outside each house. I also read you ...