|Thatched roof houses|
At the village we watched folk beating some songpyeon (rice cake), from what I understand its ground down rice, slightly sweetened and sometimes combined with other things such as raisins and pumpkin etc, pretty tasteless otherwise but Koreans LOVE it, especially the plain white version.
We walked about the traditional houses, which were able to withstand the Japanese war and still have people living in them today.
|Traditional gate handle|
|Traditional Korean Horse|
|The winding paths|
|A view of Korea through the door frame.|
|The views of Korea|
|Beautiful Korean Bird in a persimmon tree|
|Man at work|
|Me in a windy old tree|
|The traditional ondol, a fire lit here will heat a home for 3 days!|
After a stroll about the village we decided to walk back to Pohang as the weather was so good and it meant we got the pass by the lake, which was truly amazing. So beautiful...
Our day ended with delicious and addictive pretzels from Tom n Toms coffee shop (we feel the need to get one every weekend, they are freshly baked and filled with cheese for goodness sake) and a lil nap at home. We are pretty old these days.
Our upcoming plans:
- A surprise trip for the beaus birthday- I am so excited for this but much planning to be done.
- A Korean Christmas- Celebrated in as traditional Jolley style as possible with some friends.
- New Year in the Philippines. Say. no. more.