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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... residents have carried on the local traditions of farming - albeit on a much larger scale, whilst others commute into town to work in offices etc...
We had found a nice place to stay, in a 250 year old traditional Hanok house, the floors were of old polished hardwood and the doors and walls had traditional paper board dividers - felt and looked a lot like the Japanese equivalent. We had some instant noodles before setting out ...
... around 2 and took another bus to the festival site.
Now, don't get me wrong. Andong is beautiful. What some might call God's country. It's quiet. Serene. The people are friendly- even on the last day of a long festival.
In all honesty, however, there weren't that many "masks". Granted, we only got to see one show. But there were only 3 masks in it. Now, don't get me wrong- there were plenty up for sale to ...
... the land route. We however had come from the other side across the river. There is a large cliff and first we had to hike over it for an amazing panorama view of the village
There is a small log ferry that shuttles people across the river. This is what we were to be taking to cross ...
... 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) ...
... and threw off my planning.
I tried to look for a tourist office but there wasnt one. Someone suggested we ask in one of the stores so I asked in the bakery. She spoke enough english to say go straight, turn left, cross the street, bus no. 46. That was quite lucky that she was able to help and I think they need to put the tourist office back in the new bus station.
So bus 46 will take us the 15km or so outside of town to the village. The bus only runs six times a ...