“In the cherry blossoms shade there is no such thing as a stranger”

I could talk forever on how AMAZING my weekend in Gyeonju was. It is a city rich in culture and history. It beautiful, it is charming, it is delightful. I developed a crush on the quaint, cherry blossom lined streets by day and fell head over heels with its spectacular lake and temples by night.

I got to ride a beach cruiser up and down pathways, roads and through fields. The sun was shining, the weather was sweet. We frolicked in the cherry blossoms, took too many photos than I ever thought possible and tasted the traditional Korean delicacy that is Sambap. We got a glimpse of a 2,000 year old Buddha, an ancient temple marked as a UNESCO world heritage site AND a a panoramic view of the tombs of Korea’s kings from times past.

Need I say more? Take a look at these snaps and you’ll see what started my new found love affair..with a city. The pics are “A day in the life” starting in the morning and finishing with night shots.

Walking is sunshine..Ohhhh
Up close and beautiful
Autumn meets Spring at the cherry Blossom festival
frolicking in leaves
Cherry Blossom Heaven, Gyeongju
Flowers to brighten your day
Blossoms and temples
Beautiful gyeongju
"They say it changes when the sun goes down"
Temples by night...breath taking
Gyeongju by night
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12 thoughts on ““In the cherry blossoms shade there is no such thing as a stranger”

    1. I know we have been doing lots of cycling and hiking the last few weeks watching trees blossom all over the country! I love spring!

  1. Always remember “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” – Albert Einstein

  2. hello there! i live in seoul and would like to know more about the logistics of getting to gyeongju. did you organize this trip yourself? would you mind sharing those details? thanks so much!

    1. I went there with ADVENTURE KOREA. They are a travel group mainly targeting people in their 20’s, expat teachers. 🙂

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