Clouds Rest Trail & Peak #2

Date Monday, November 18, 2019 Weather Clear, sunny One-way / two-way 7.4 / 14.8 miles Trailhead elevation 8,150 ft Summit elevation 9,926 ft Peak class / Difficulty 1 / Moderate Type Urban-NP People (groups) Approx. 10 Animals Birds, esp. crow Start time 7:00 am End time 2:39 pm Points & Junctions Distance Elevation Time Reverse Trailhead 0 miles 8,150 ft 7:00 14:39 Sunrise Lakes Trail … Continue reading Clouds Rest Trail & Peak #2

Good Luck Lanterns at Naejangsa Temple

Patrons pay to have their names hanging alongside the beautiful lanterns. Each paper lists the names of family members, their domicile, and a prayer. Mostly, they pray for good health. All lanterns say, “The day Buddha came.” It must have been prettier in May. Photo taken 10/21/2016 at Naejangsa Temple, Naejangsan National Park, Korea. Camera: Samsung Galaxy 7s. Continue reading Good Luck Lanterns at Naejangsa Temple