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My Korea Autumn Discovery + Jeju Island Trip (Part 5/6)

  Filled in: Life Log, Travel  - December 23rd, 2008

Korea – Dongdaemun

Dongdaemun — more properly known as Heunginjimun (Gate of Rising Benevolence)— is a prominent landmark in central Seoul, South Korea. The Korean name “Dongdaemun” means “Great East Gate,” and it was so named because it was the major eastern gate in the wall that surrounded Seoul during the Joseon Dynasty. The gate is located at Jongno 6-ga in Jongno-gu. Read more…

My Korea Autumn Discovery + Jeju Island Trip (Part 3/6)

  Filled in: Life Log, Travel  - December 23rd, 2008


Mysterious Road: Dokebi Road

Dokebi Road also called Mysterious or Ghost Road in Jeju where cars roll uphill with the engine turned off. Notice the water mark on the road at the right.

This is an illusion. Due to the lack of a true horizon, subconsciously our judgement of a slope is misled by the false horizon in that area. This is not unique to Jeju alone but the Koreans have done a great job travel marketing this Mysterious Road or Ghost Road into a tourist spot.

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My Korea Autumn Discovery + Jeju Island Trip (Part 2/6)

  Filled in: Life Log, Travel  - December 23rd, 2008

Jeju Island Trip

Nearly 1 hour, we reach Jeju International Airport. Consequently, we’re heading to one of the restaurants for our dinner “Seafood Steamboat”. Read more…

My Korea Autumn Discovery + Jeju Island Trip (Part 1/6)

  Filled in: Life Log, Travel  - December 23rd, 2008

Korea Autumn – 21th-28th SEPT 2008 (Highlight)

DAY 1 Singapore – Incheon

This is my first trip in 2008 after visit India in 2007.

Anywhere, We assemble at Singapore Changi Airport at 8:30 pm for our flight (Asiana Airline) to Seoul.

Seoul is the capital of Korea, the country also known as the ‘Land of Modern Miracles and Ancient Traditions’.

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