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Tiger in the shape of korea

The Korean Tiger. Now called the Siberian Tiger since the Japanese wiped them off the peninsula during their occupation in an attempt to demoralize the locals.

.Korea! 한반도는 놀이 문화가 발달한 땅이죠 :-) 흥과 낙의 민족 한국인! .

.Korea! 한반도는 놀이 문화가 발달한 땅이죠 :-) 흥과 낙의 민족 한국인! .

Dangun Mythology - A well-known story among Koreans, Dangun mythology narrates the myth about the foundation of Korea. Traces of Traditional Korean Medicine can be found even in this familiar tale. For instance, the garlic and wormwood that were given to the tiger and bear were a kind of traditional medicine, and the order to stay in the cave implies an ascetic life.

Dangun Mythology - A well-known story among Koreans, Dangun mythology narrates…

Minhwa-Tiger and magpie-03.jpg

Traditional Korean Minhwa (folk) painting of a tiger and a magpie. From Wikipedia: "A tiger that has overcome trials and tribulations and understands the world is known to turn white, becoming a white tiger.

Korean traditional shoes                                                                                                                                                     More

Kkotsin literally means "Flower Shoes" in Korean. These days, we only wear them on special occasions.

Huge Korean temple drum used to announce festivals and ceremonies

Temple drum used to announce festivals and ceremonies at Geumsansa. Geumsansa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. It stands on the slopes of Moaksan in Gimje City, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea.

Seoul, South Korea I've been here :) such a busy and confusing city to be in when the only language you speak is English and you have no idea where anything is! It was a fun adventure though!!

Details of the roof on Deoksugung Palace Seoul, South Korea. Deoksugung is a walled compound of palaces that were inhabited by various Korean royalty until the colonial period, around the turn of the century.

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