Travel Blogs from Busan
... on the ride through Busan to the Beomeosa Temple. Along the way, we viewed a modern and lively city. It is clean with organized traffic on a modern road system. They have a subway and many public buses. We saw that gasoline was about 1,800 Won (about $1.80 US) a liter which means they are paying over $7.00 US/gal. (Almost every car I saw was either a KIA or a Hyundai.)
The Temple is a functioning Zen Buddhist Temple and is beautiful. We saw monks ...
... them or something quite inferior. Vice versa Samsung is not talked about in Japan.
Young Koreans are completely fixed on their smartphones. And contrary to e.g. the Japanese, they use them everywhere and in all modes.
Not many people have gardens and if they have them, they're very small most of the time. But the one tree or the few plants are taken care off with tremendous dedication.
... costs KRW 4,000 and can be used across the subway line.
Open from 4:00am till midnight
Admission is free.
How to get to Taejongdae Park Busan:
From Busan station we took bus No.88 or 101 and get off at Taejongdae Park. The bus journey is around 40 minutes and the bus come every 10 minutes. When returning, we took the same bus.
Taejongdae Park is a natural park located at the southern most tip of Yeongdo-gu. ...
... mentioned earlier, today is Korean Independence Day. We didn't see any evidence of this, other than flags along the streets, until we arrived at Yongdusan Park where there was some sort of ceremony going on, not unlike a Remembrance Day event. The ceremony involved ringing one of those big Japanese style bells numerous times to commemorate something. Unfortunately, not being able to speak or understand Korean, I'm unable to do justice to this ...
... that the firework had been postponed until the Sunday had filtered through. With a good friend from a different social group leaving on the Monday, the delay ruled me out as I wanted to say goodbye. So my evening went as follows, I got drunk in Busan, twisted my ankle (I’ve been walking around school all day like Gregory House), stayed in a jimjilbang and then went home alone dressed as a giant turtle. It’s a shame I missed the firework, as I was looking forward ...