Gyeongju Kolon Hotel
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... I can't imagine how much there are in total. We had bought the Gyeongju bread earlier. It's actually very small, at least smaller than we had expected it to be. It's round, filled with something that tasted like anko (the red bean paste) and the dough around it is very thin, about 1 mm. It would probably go well with tea, as it was recommended on all the advertisements.
Finally we took the bus back to Busan, it has been a nice and long day and I took my first pictures in Korea!!
Winter is officially over, and since the cold is dying down, the cherry blossoms started to revive and come out of hiding. And where some may think they're a minority, they're a testament that small life creates vast armies. Anywhere there has been grass, I've found at least a tree or two full of the blooming buds, and since my day was open (the first in a long time), I went off around the city to see how vast this army had become.
... published dissertation. Thank you for reading my disclaimer. See below.
In a nutshell, Gyeongju has undergone some dramatic changes since the year 500 BC. (That's AD, for those who like tradition.) Since that time, the city (and country) has been infused with Buddhism as its go-to religion. The entire language known as Hangul was constructed so that the Korean populace's literacy rate would improve. Gyeongju ...
... many hikers.
There were regular sign markers about every 100m to indicate the distance and direction to significant landmarks. On the trail was a headless Buddha about 500m in.
There was a hermitage I was trying to get to which is actually a branch off point from the main trail. ...
... had three standing female buddhas. It is said their expressions change throughout the day depending on the sunlight.
The complex had several other scenic buildings in the gardens.
Next door was Mangwolsa Temple, a more traditional styled temple but with large painted doors. ...