09 September 2011

The New Millennium Nutmeg

The New Millennium Nutmeg is the oldest nutmeg tree in Korea. The tree is more than 800 years old and is located in the Bija-rim forest, Jeju Do island.

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08 September 2011

Hyeopja Smoke Mound

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Near the All In House on Jeju Do island (South Korea) you can find the Hyeopja Smoke Mound. Smoke mounds were used as a kind of communications network to deliver messages around the island. There are 38 smoke mounds on Jeju Special Self-Governing Province. During the day or evening smoke was used to warn of enemy invasions and emergencies. When it was cloudy or rainy, the mound keeper had to ran in order to deliver the news.

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The view around the smoke mound.

07 September 2011

All In House, Jeju Do Island, South Korea

One of the first sights we visited on the island of Jeju Do is the coastline near the All In House, located near Seopjikoji (Gosung-ri, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo-city).

The All in House is South Korea’s first drama memorial for the popular TV miniseries, ‘All In’ (2003). The house is located on the east part of the island.

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All In House, South Korea
All In House, South Korea

All In House, South Korea
Garden All In House

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You can take a walk along the coastline.

06 September 2011

Gare du Nord, Paris

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One of the metro exits near station Gare du Nord, Paris.

05 September 2011

Hilversum Town Hall

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I recently visited an old school friend. He works in this beautiful building: the Town Hall of the city of Hilversum. The architect W.M. Dudok designed this building. After about 10 designs construction started in 1928. The building was finished in 1931.