The man-made blue pond is lovely to visit no matter the weather.
After our visit to Cheomseongdae we headed to Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond (previously known as Anapji pond). Like Cheomseongdae we returned on our last night of our trip after seeing how empty Cheomseongdae was and were plesantly surprised it was empty as well, making for a much more pleasant experience. Tickets for Donggung Palace [...]
After Mount Fuji our tour headed out for lunch by lake Kawaguchi. There was an option in the tour to include lunch or wander around town in search of lunch. After learning my lesson in London I opted to eat the included lunch. There was a vegetarian and non-vegetarian option that our guide asked us [...]
One of our first stops when we got to Boulder Junction was to stop by the visitor center. Fishtrap Lake, at least where we were wasn't very swimmer friendly, since it was more grassy water than sandy. We asked the lady working for suggestions on swimming and hiking and fishing. For swimming she suggested Lake [...]
The original plan for my second summer trip was to go with my aunt, uncle and cousins (and Max, their dog) to Georgia, to visit another aunt. However that aunt called and said it was way to hot, and after melting in Saint Louis we decided to run away North and to enjoy [...]