0 Likes

Udo - Lava rocks
Cheju

Udo in Korean means Cow Ilsand. If you look at the island from above, it resembles a cow lying down.

Copyright: Ingemar Bergmark
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Caricate: 14/07/2009
Aggiornato: 07/10/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


Tags: udo; korea; jeju
comments powered by Disqus

Ingemar Bergmark
Udo - Beach
Ingemar Bergmark
Udo - Cave
Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
Jeju Udo
Ingemar Bergmark
Udo - Haenyo Diver
Hansangeok
Hadoguldong sunset of Jeju
ZZ
Seongsan iichulbong
ZZ
Seopjikoji
Hansangeok
Pyoseon Beach 2
Hansangeok
Pyoseon Beach
Hansangeok
Pyoseon Beach 1
ZZ
Sangumburi
Hansangeok
Yongduam
Gregory Panayotou
Jinek Bay
Alexey Yuzhakov
Кремлевская площадь
dairy farming
Andrew Mishin
Invalid's car - made in USSR.
Hervé Douris
Sunset over an eruption
Pavel Bogdanov
Aeolian Harp in Pyatigorsk (night)
Hans-Dieter Teschner
Historic funicular, in the car at the driver place
Manolo Rubio
Casa de Guardiola, Logia
Hervé Douris
The west coast
Hervé Douris
At the Maïdo
Clemens Scharmann
Lifeboat (rescue) Langeoog
Sara Caccivio
Ospedale di Bukumbi:sala parto
Ingemar Bergmark
Yultong Park - Lake view
Ingemar Bergmark
Pathway
Ingemar Bergmark
Tjolöholm Castle - Entrance
Ingemar Bergmark
BICHE Entrance
Ingemar Bergmark
Hwaseong Haenggung high view
Ingemar Bergmark
1930s street view of Seoul
Ingemar Bergmark
Seongmodo - Cabin
Ingemar Bergmark
Hwaseong Haenggung Courtyard
Ingemar Bergmark
Cheonggyecheon - Nightview
Ingemar Bergmark
Korean Folk Village - Rest area
Ingemar Bergmark
Seongmodo - Ferry
Ingemar Bergmark
Memorial Hall
More About Korea

Korea is one of the oldest continuous civilizations in the world with over five thousand years of history. According to the original creation myth, the world we live in today is the work of the Heavenly Prince Hwanung, whose father was the King of Heaven.The Heavenly Prince asked his father to give him some land to govern, so the Father sent him down to Mount Taebaek. With him the Prince brought the Minister of Clouds, the Earl of Rain and the Chancellor of Wind. They also brought three thousand helpers.Under the shade of a sandalwood tree the Prince founded a holy city called Sinsi, the City of God. He put his Ministers in charge of three hundred and sixty areas of human culture, teaching them to grow crops and to make laws concerning what is good and what is evil.A tiger and a bear living in a nearby cave saw this city and desperately wanted to become human. Every day they came to the sandalwood tree at the center of the city to pray fervently for becoming humans.Hwanung saw their devotion and gave them instructions to remain in the cave and fast for one month, eating nothing but garlic and mugwort. The tiger was too impatient to stand the long and boring days in the cave, so he gave up and left, but Bear maintained the fast. At the end of the month she was transformed into a beautiful woman who became the mother of the Korean people.Her first son was Don-gun, the First King of the Korean people. When Don-Gun passed on the throne to his own son, he became a Mountain God. It is interesting that mountain gods are still worshipped today in Korea.Text by Steve Smith.