Things to See

Samgwangsa

If you’re in Busan in the weeks leading up to Buddha’s birthday, Samgwangsa is a must see. The Seomyeon temple, while beautiful in its own right, becomes amazing during this time of year, when it is decorated with over 10,000 lanterns to celebrate.  Not only did Ric and I have an awesome time wandering through the temple and taking photos, we also got to climb out a window (!) onto the temple’s roof to photograph the vista with like 50 other folks who were visiting on the day we were there.  As we climbed out onto the narrow roofway and began to take in the sight that lay before us, a photographer looked over and said, “Welcome to the Temple.”

Welcome, indeed. 


Leaf Looking

Even though the weather isn’t really cold yet, fall has finally arrived to Korea.  To celebrate, we we up to Hapcheon this weekend with our hapkido school to see the maples changing color and check out Haeinsa Temple.  It was absolutely gorgeous and a really fun trip!  

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