Gunsan Riverhill Tourist Hotel
Travel Blogs from Gunsan
... a comfy common room and that ended up as my base for a few hours, as people arrived and checked in-staff arrived eventually-and I had a couple of hours strolling round Hanok village. That's the highlight of Jeonju for most, all traditional houses and one particularly beautiful street. There's an old gate from a fortress and a cathedral, though the theme here is 'reconstructed' which to me and other europeans makes for a slight shrugging-so it's from 1500, but was rebuilt ...
... powerful kings and queens were entitled to. The only thing missing were butlers passing around silver trays with champagne and canapes. We were told that the jewelry sold here is about 20% less than other places in Korea since it is made right there in Iksan. Still, we can only imagine how much these orange size gems would cost in a boutique if they were $25,000 there.
After walking around the store for a little bit we walked to the other side of ...
... of garlic hot sauce. Next to them are children running up and down the aisles of the market, dodging men on scooters and carts delivering an assortment of goods. Further down the aisle are shoppers collecting the items on their grocery lists which usually include an array of cabbage-type vegetables, over-sized bags of onions, various meat not commonly seen at your local Zehrs store, and gathering leafy greens and nuts from bulk bins in the middle of ...
... island, we only had an hour to walk around and explore, but that was OK. We were muddy and cold anyway. We walked around on the barnacles and seashells and got all messy everywhere. Then, we went to the beach, which is kind of like you get two beaches, since there is a fancy pier right down the middle of it.
We made it back on the last ferry and then we took whatever bus was going to town. Dave got his first slice of Pizza School, ha, and I went back home on the ...
... verdana, arial, sans-serif; line-height: 17px;">- If foreigners can’t understand Korean, then they are obviously clueless to body language and gestures as well.
- Sometimes the only thing more annoying than Koreans are other foreigners.
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking