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Jeondeungsa Temple
Korea
Last-minute foliage
Copyright: Kil jae lee
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Uploaded: 22/11/2012
Atualizado: 27/11/2012
Visitas: 60
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전등사
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강화 마니산 참성단
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비체나하우스
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The outskirts of St.
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Ganghwa
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Harvest Season.
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Ingemar Bergmark
Seongmodo - Ferry
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백운산 정상
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Yeongjong Bridge Exhibition.
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Yeongjong Bridge Memorial
Claudio Muzzetto
Costa Paradiso, Spiaggia di Li Cossi
Uwe Bücher
Partition Arch - Arches Nat. Park - Utah
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Viaduto na Avenida Borges de Medeiros - Boulevard Overpass
Luis Erantzcani
Kiosco Morisco at Santa María la Ribera
Stig Nordlander
Yellowstone Sapphire Pool
Glen Claydon
Niseko Annupuri Hike - Mid way
David Rowley
Gwalia Historic Workshop
John Willetts ARPS
Cowslips near Oakridge, Gloucestershire
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Viaduto na Avenida Borges de Medeiros - Boulevard Overpass
Arroz Marisco
The Imposing Taboche on the Way to Dughla
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Petite grue sur le chenal de Port Maubert - France
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Meteora rocks - Μετέωρα
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백운산 정상
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Ganghwa
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Hold steady.
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Flo ssom
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Ganghwa History Museum
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Seoul outing
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Away from the~~~
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GoldenSKY Foreground
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역사 박물관
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Crossroads (War Memorial)
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야외 공연장
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Rock Faerie
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.