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Not at all surprising but visualizing how the 2 Koreas differ at night is still amazing... #map #travel

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Gorgeous Examples of Landscape Photography

Seoraksan National Park. This park is one of the most beautiful and iconic on the entire Korean Peninsula. Designated by Unesco as a Biosphere Protection site, it boasts oddly shaped rock formations, dense forests, abundant wildlife, hot springs and ancient Shilla-era temples. Seorak-san (Snowy Crags Mountain) is the third-highest mountain in South Korea, with its highest peak, Daecheong-bong, standing at 1708m. Set against this landscape are two stately temples, Sinheung-sa and Baekdam-sa.

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Travel to South Korea

South Korea is a sovereign state in East Asia that comprises the southern part of the Korean peninsula. Travel to South Korea wherein you can visit beautiful and well preserved shrines from earlier eras.

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Japanese Oakblue (Arhopala japonica) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Indochina, Japan, the Ryukyu Islands, the Korean Peninsula and Taiwan.

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Three young girls play on the steps of a building. At the turn of the 20th century, Christian missionaries opened girls' schools, granting Korean women access to modern education for the first time. When the Korean Peninsula split in 1945, the North applied communist principles of gender equality, placing a particular emphasis on the participation of women in economic production -- an approach that is still taken today.

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Jeju, Republic of Korea (South Korea) Just off the southern coast of the Korean peninsula lies an idyllic isle that just may remind you of Hawaii. Jeju island (Cheju-do in Korean) is a volcanic island dominated by Halla mountain and replete with spectacular waterfalls, sandy beaches, lava formations, citrus groves and warm tropical water.

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Endangered Siberian tigers caught in scuffle in Sweden over female

The tigers were once largely populated in the areas of Russia, Northern China and the Korean Peninsula