Hotel Concorde Gyeongju
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Så er vi kommet til Gyeongju, den gamle by som er kendt for dens gamle templer og gravhøje inde midt i byen. Vores hotel ligger en 6 km. uden for byen ved en kunstigt anlagt sø i et hotel/turistområde, så turisterne kan nyde naturen, søen og kirsebærtræerne (sammen med de andre turister :-S), men mere om det …
... until the next storm in March of 2010. I don't remember ever having true snow at home between those times; flurries fell and faded, sure, but winter for me was mostly cold and ice and a great dying.
The first snow I have seen all winter blanked many Korean cities just overnight, and with it came extraordinary changes. I took the morning to walk around town and take some photos, and I ran into a teenager ...
... time, that's true. But time has the grand ability to restore, just as it can take away. In time, histories have the strength to build on one enough, and sometimes form a path to the future. Such is Gyeongju.
And finally, history is... well, it's a life, a lot of lives, lives kept on the fringe of consciousness because of records and statues and memories. When you think about history, you're thinking about people, ...
... and anyway, I might catch them. Lonely Planet suggests a route, and it looks as though there's a natural start point over the road from the museum, then up and round a 3, 5 or 8 hour route. To start with, there is more than one road to cross, and I had two abortive attempts to find a way in, first just to get to the obviously forested area - I crossed one road then my only route was a paddy field or busy road - and then past a village and into the park. Backtracking again, I found ...
It took about a km of hiking to get to this point and I didnt want to go further up as I had been biking today and already visited Golgulsa Temple in the morning (see two entries back) so didnt want to exhaust myself.
Returning back down ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Concorde Gyeongju Kyongju
Terrible old hotel, not updated since the 70's
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