Monday, November 30, 2015
Saturday, November 28, 2015
The Geommu sword dance has its origins in the martial arts and is considered one of the most ancient forms of Korean royal court dances.
According to the Asia-Pacific Database on Intangible Cultural Heritage:
Friday, November 27, 2015
Thursday, November 26, 2015
|Seonunsa - South Korea|
|The Great Wall - China|
|Shekhawati - India|
To explore incredible man-made wonders with friends - and even have a little fun.
To meet locals and put a personal side on travels, even if we can't speak the same language.
|Kashmir - India|
To witness such generosity and hospitality, freely giving and sharing what little they have.
To witness far-flung places at a time when it was safe to do so.
To shop with friends and share new experiences.
To be able to fly during holidays, transported to a new world and arrive back at school, refreshed.
To see some Wonders of the World and UNESCO World Heritage Sites
|HaLong Bay - Vietnam|
|Taj Mahal - India|
|Penang - Malaysia|
To view unique crafts being created, including those that are slowly disappearing.
|Ella - Sri Lanka|
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
When hiking through Seonunsa, I just couldn't help myself. Such incredible autumn foliage, echoed in the streams along the path. Even the rains couldn't dampen my excitement of the beauty around me.
Just think of how these scenes would have looked if the skies would have been under clear skies or during the "golden hour" of late afternoon...
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Thursday, November 19, 2015
The last several weekends have been wet ones in Korea. Unfortunately, this coincided right with some peak autumn colors. My plans for capturing the leaves with early morning or late afternoon light went right out the window.
Equipped with a rain jacket, I took a few photos of some of the trees on our school campus. I loved the complimentary colors of this image.
Raindrops collected and beaded up on the branches like pearls.
Even the puddles had their own beauty.