Day 2 in Seoul started with a visit to Jinny’s workshop. See- Jin Choi is a very talented ceramicist and will be exhibiting her work in Italy in September. Jinny let me play with some clay. It was good to get my hands into clay again although my efforts were somewhat amateurish. Next was a trip to Gilsangsa Temple. The temple is quite young only becoming a temple in 1997. It was once a fancy restaurant but was donated by […]
My friend Jinny who I met through the language school in Kyoto has been asking me to visit her in Seoul and I did. We had a wonderful time. First day we spent a 6 hours at the National Museum of Korea. I love museums and this one was filled with the most amazing and wonderful things from their past. A huge stone pagoda and of course the jewellery was just glorious The end of the day having dinner with […]
Beomeosa Temple. Take a look at the spectacular Gwangan Bridge. It was difficult to photograph the bridge from the bus but I hope it gives you some idea of what it is like. Beomeosa Temple is a working temple and while we were there many of the smaller temples were holding services. The temple on the slopes of Mt. Geumjeongsan was so colourful and beautifully decorated I took heaps of photos so you are just getting a few.