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Conquering Japan’s Highest

Mt. Fuji, Japan’s most prominent mountain, is best viewed and looks more majestic from a distance on a clear and cloudless morning. Although this iconic mountain attracts hundreds of thousands of climbers each year, I didn’t see the appeal of

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My Seoul Story Part 2

The iconic Royal Palaces of Seoul add special glamor to Korea’s long history, cultural heritage and tradition. UNESCO lists 10 World Heritage Sites and eight examples of Intangible Heritage to Humanity in this country. Some of these are found in

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Posted in South Korea, Stories on the Road
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