* Date : 2017-12-07
4 Angles Ep.198
Kimjang at Magoksa Temple
Kimjang is the traditional process of making and sharing Kimchi, the spicy Korean pickled vegetable dish, in preparation for winter. Temples are also getting ready for the season, practicing the spirit of sharing and asceticism. Find out all about Kimjang and the sense of identity and unity it provides at Magoksa Temple.
Racehorses in Winter
Racehorses are getting ready for the long, harsh winter season. They wear wind- and waterproof horse clothes and also receive infrared heat therapy after hot showers. Winters in Korea are known to be harsh, and this year is no exception. Yet, the stable hands are trying their utmost to create an ideal environment for the racehorses. Learn more about the seasonal routines that keep these equine athletes in top condition.
V-Train through Baekdudaegan
The V-Train, also known as the Baekdudaegan Mountain Range Canyon Train, runs on a 17-mile scenic valley track connecting Buncheon in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province and Cheoram in Gangwon-do Province. The train travels at the speed of 18 miles per hour, allowing passengers ample time to enjoy the view outside. Time, life and just about everything else is slower here in the mountainous regions. Let's travel back in time on the V-Train and enjoy the quintessence of Korea’s winter scenery.
Winter Wonderland Ski Resort
December is one of the best months for skiing. In time for the season, ski resorts are getting ready for visitors, grooming slopes and conducting safety inspections every day. Follow a day at a ski resort and enjoy the season’s treasure.