Travel Blogs from Gangneung
... an acorn soup. It all tasted absolutely delicious,
especially the pancake. Youngmi told us it’s a long process to separate the
starch from the poisonous acorns to make it into the soft, chewy substance that
was in all of the dishes. There’s so many acorns go to waste in
Nottinghamshire, it’s a shame we don’t have cooking them down pat there!
The next day we went to the Dano festival site, first we watched a bit of the morning ...
The seaside train is running on the 58 km beach section between Gangneung and Samcheok. Reservation is recommended in summer, but usually there are people who won't show up, so there will be some free seats if you wait at the station. This is how I got a place on the morning train today. The train is stopping for a few minutes at Jeongdongjin station (you can take ...
... chilled out for the rest of the afternoon.
Next day on Saturday we went to this village with the ships. Had a look at the ship hotel from to bottom of the hill, went to this warship museum and then to the beach to relax and chill out.
These where some exhausting days in ...
... spent all the days on the slopes - 4 days skiing and one day snow boarding. On the second day it snowed all day and all night and there was about 3 feet (1 meter) of new fresh snow.
There were long nice very well groomed black runs! Not very crowded, especially during the week. The only thing was that it was very cold - you will see the photo taken at 8:00 am with the thermometer showing ...
... in the distance with the traditional West Asian styled triangular arch protruding from the surrounding forest.
As night fell we drove into Gangneung and were shown to our new home. Our flat was located in a large communist style apartment block outside of town. To get to our floor we were forced to dice with death and take a lift which was clearly beyond repair. The flat itself was OK, but despite the views of farmland and rice paddies I felt as though I had ...