Saturday, August 23, 2014
Gangneung Trip (part 3)
As soon as we arrived at the terminal and....thinking that it'd be better off to take a taxi than a bus....we finally did what we thought best. And thankfully, it was. We could see the outskirt of Gangneung ..leading up to the beach where our pension was located.
*I remembered having this spectacle when we had our last summer trip in Gyeongju. The trees lining up on each side of the roads...and we're lucky to have a kind-spirited taxi ajeossi who all of a sudden 'becoming' a guide during the 30-minute ride.
*the flowers: nice touch, gisanim. * regardless of them..being the fake ones.
But, it reminded me of our trip in Bali or Thailand.
Ok..first thing first...we safely arrived at the pension.
It's a 3-story house. As for us, we stayed at the Mangosteen family room.
This is the attic main bedroom where the kids loved to play.
It's cute, alright. But, I can't imagine having to sleep in a honey-moon like bedroom and atmosphere on a daily basis^^
One of the reasons as to why we chose this pension was the fact that it's relatively close to Gyeongpo beach. Yes, it was...we could see the beach from our window.
Ok...going back up to the 2nd attic room where Eyra and Freya were ready to have fun.
Oh, yes...we split the bill with Om Wawan's family. Yes, we wouldn't have booked this pension (260,000 Won/night) if we hadn't shared the cost.^^that'd be outrageous and irrational.
But, we finally made a good decision of staying at this Santa Beach pension. Each room had its own veranda overlooking the (not yet developed) barren land stretching onto the beach.
Yes...this is the front facade of the Santa Beach pension we stayed in.
*Again...I was hardly ever on the picture.:(
Anyway..just to show what the Santa Beach pension looked like: this is it.
It indeed gave us a different feel ..somewhat different nuance from what we usually had in our routines in Seoul.
*Welcome to Gangneung, everyone. Let's start the fun.