All posts by Guy Kusters

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May 25, 2015
Yeah, it’s almost Buddha’s birthday,  one of Korea’s most important holidays ! Prince Siddharta Gautama, later better known as Buddha, was born around 563 BCE in Lumbini which is now Nepal. His birthday is celebrated on…
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On an Easter day at Tongdosa, home of Korean Buddhism …

April 9, 2015, No comments

Tongdo-sa (통도사) is one of the Three Jewel Temples of Korean Buddhism. Like Songgwang-sa and Haein-sa, the two other Jewel temples, this templ ...

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Catching a first glimpse of springtime at Beomosa temple

March 19, 2015, No comments

The first weekend of March we had a plan to visit a friend in Yangsan (Gyeongsamnamdo). So on Friday at 5 pm we got on the bus at the Pyeongtaek bust ...

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What comes to mind when thinking about `grey`?

February 27, 2015, No comments

Last saturday was a rainy day with a grey sky all day long. As a Belgian I`m used to see this grey sky very often in Europe and not only during winte ...

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    A cold winterday at Andong Hahoe Folk Village
    February 10, 2015, No comments

    In general wintertime is not my favorite season to travel. However here in Korea wintertime is pretty much different from winter in Europe. Less humidity and dry, and even though temperature can drop seriously…

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    Have you ever tried the K-farm experience?
    December 8, 2014, No comments

    Early November, the Korea Blog send us an invitation to take part at a K-farm experience. K-farm experience is a one day event sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in order to promote…

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    Autumn time … thinking about orange
    November 20, 2014, No comments

    What comes in mind when thinking about something orange ? As a European you might be thinking about “Holland” (the Netherlands) or oranges.  However my first idea what comes to mind is the beautiful…