My last days in South Korea were spent in Busan, a buzzing port city for seafood lovers which holds also a very unique cemetery.
The beauty of Asian fall, a traditional folk viallage as well as the ancient capital of Gyeongju with it’s many Heritage Sites made me appreciating South Korea much more.
First stop in South Korea was it’s capital Seoul where some gems like the lantern festival could be discovered.
Xi’an is the base to discover one of the top archeological sites in the world: The famous Terracotta Army. However, also Xi’an itself is worth to dive into.
Pingyao is a small town about 600km southwest of Beijing. It’s great asset are it’s mostly untouched historical buildings – foremost the complete ancient city wall.
Imagining myself climbing the Great Wall was my ultimate symbol of being in China. Being too exhausted from traveling to go there in 2005, I finally turned it into reality.
I encountered Beijing first from it`s worst side: The smog makes one believe he just entered a smoldering hell. But after my lungs worked through their first shock – wow!
Mongolia’s capital Ulan Bator may not be a great showcase for beautiful Mongolia (well, scratch that may – it is not!). However, it prooved to be a good entrance – […]