Destination: Gwangju Museum of Art (Gwangju)

Destination: Gwangju Museum of Art (Gwangju)

Located close to the Gwangju Folk Museum, the Gwangju Museum of Art is also in Jungwoi Park in Gwangju. While it doesn’t seem to have any permanent exhibits of its own, it seems to have a great schedule of exhibitions as evidenced by its brochure. No picture...
Destination: Gwangju Folk Museum (Gwangju)

Destination: Gwangju Folk Museum (Gwangju)

Welcome to Gwangju Folk Museum – one of several attractions in Jungwoi Park. According to a brochure I picked up, the museum has over 9,400 items, although ‘only’ 2,959 items are exhibited… Not bad for a 500 won entrance fee (about 50 cents)....
Destination: Chosun University (Gwangju)

Destination: Chosun University (Gwangju)

With about 25,000 students, Chosun University in Gwangju was a natural place to explore and take in during my stay in Gwangju. While definitely a university, visiting on a weekday in July during an overcast / rainy day meant we didn’t run into many students. The...
Destination: Gwangju

Destination: Gwangju

The first stop on my vacation plans, Gwangju – population 2+ million – is the sixth largest city (Wikipedia) in Korea. Although I came to Gwangju to see one of my Korean friends, it was a pleasant experience to start off a vacation. Gwangju / Kwangju has a...
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