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FC: s | Springtime in Korea | April 3-14, 2011
1: Seoul Tower at Mt. Namsan | Man's room with view | Lady's room with view
2: Palgakjgong Pavilion 'Beautiful Days' was filmed iin the pavillion. | Please be mine! | Moonmyeaksan Beacon Hill site | Love Lock Trees
3: Ginseng is recognized worldwide for great efficacy as an ancient tonic elixir and stamina builder. Removes toxic matter from blood, invigorate digestion, counteract cancer-causing free radicals and help body maintain homeotasis. | Ginseng Chicken Soup
4: At the Gyeongju National Museum, DHARMA BELL-Divine bell of King Seongdeok. Oldest of all Korean bells found fronting the building. Bell stirs deepest emotions.
5: Anapji Pond A pond of geese and ducks in the Royal Palace. More than 33,000 artifacts were retrieved. Items used iin daily life during the Unified Silla Period. King Munmu made this pond.
6: Gyeongju Bulguka Temple served as center of Silla Buddhism and prayer for protection of the country from foreign invasion.
9: Ingredients for Kim Chee | Laraine & Richard | Mel & Joy
10: Set built for historical drama "Jang Geum" (Jewel in the Palace) at MBC Studio Daejanggeum Theme Park in Gyeonggi-do province. Village was erected to look exactly like the Chosun Dynasty - 15th century. | Garlicpress
11: the flowers are blooming
14: spring | sunshine | Jeju-do Often called samdado - island of three abundances: rocks, wind, and women
16: Two of the island's symbols are the 'dolharubang'(stone grandfather) - a black lava statue of a kindly old man and 'haenyeo' - island's women divers who search for abalone, shellfish and sea urchins.
17: Yes, it's horse dung! | is this real? | Jeju chocolates
18: Seopjikoji Location of "All In' house. Located on easter shores of Jeju Island,overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Byung Hun, main actor of this drama.
20: Seongeup Folk Village There about 3,000 original thatched-roofed house with lava stone and clay walls and villagers still living in them. | Mt. Hallasan with bright yellow canola flowers
23: Teddy Bear Museum
24: Bunjae Artpia (Bonsai Garden) World's largest botanical garden. More than 100 rare tree species on display with 100,000 wild flowers and native Jeju plants.
26: Halleyo Maritime National Park (Busan) Jinhae (Naval Port) largest Cherry Blossom Festival held annually commemorates Korea's famous Admiral Yi Sun Shin. 220,000 trees in bloom from end of March to early April.
27: Turtle Ship Built by Admiral Yi Sun-Shin (Commander of one of four fleets in the Korean south Sea. He foresaw the invasion by the Japanese.
28: Jagaichi Fish Market (Busan Harbor)
29: Busan-Jinhae Free Economic Zone (Global hub for logistics, business, tourism, and high tech industries
32: Jeonju Hanok Village tradiitonal village in heart of city with hundreds of tradiitional "hanok" style buildings, tea shops, restaurants, and souvenir shops. Jeonju is well-know for bibimbap (a bowl of rice mixed with meat and vegetables)
34: Cheongdo Gam Winery World's first premier persimmon wine made of 'cheong do' (flat seedless persimmon). Wine tunnel is old Gyeongdu Railway Line - used as wine ripening place since 2006.
37: Sangsoo Herb Land Largest herb farm in Korea | Flower Bowl (rice in a bowl garnished with flowers and herbs)
39: Five Themes: European Adventure, Zoo-Topia, Magic Land, American Adventure, Global Fair
40: Safari World (Zoo-Topia)
41: Four Seasons Garden Tulip Festival
42: Global Village (Magic Land) | United States | China | Japan | Switzerland
43: Bridge of Freedom and Imjingak built as a place of refuge and haven for consoling millions of South Koreans, who bow to their ancestors and loved ones in North korea.
44: Dora Observatory Where visitors can witness life in North Korea's country through binoculars.
45: Dora Station Connects the railroads of the South and North one day in the future. Starting point of the transcontinental Railroad. Known as the place in aspiration for reunification of the Korean peninsula and world peace.
48: Gyeongbokgung Palace most comprehensive and grandest of the five palaces of the Joseon Dynasty and National Folk Museum of Korea
49: Gyeonghoeru For royal banquets and entertainment for foreign entourage | Succession of family lineage chair
50: Jangseung (Totem Poles) | Bier Biers (sang-yeo) were used for carrying corpse - resembled palanquins) | Dogwood
51: King's Cuisine Sureon - Farewell Party
53: Herman & Karen Nomura | Roy & Gail Oda | Ruby & Michele Otake & Elma Ebisuya | Michael & Helen Nagafuchi | Karen Shibuya & Yaeko Hakoda | Carol Enomoto & Lara | Melvin & Lynn Tanioka | Bert & Katherine Enomoto | William Sato & Patricia Yasunaga | Members of ourSpringtime in Korea 2011
54: Clifford & Sherry Maeda | Melvin & Joyce Higashi | Albert & Rose Furuya & Florence Yasuda | David & Jamie Kaneshiro | Ridhard & Laraine Karamatsu | Clinton M & Joyce Wong
55: Foods of Korea