Korea 18 May: Hwayeomsa Temple - Gurye Toji
we run for peace
She sent off the runners with a hug and "I pray for your happiness, health and safety" and a declaration "All countries for Peace!"
As we had one hour to run 7 kms to the first school ceremony a meandering route was taken.
첫번째 학교까지 1시간이 남아 한적한 마을길을 달려봅니다.
At Gurye Jungang Elementary School the grade 6 students welcomed the Peace Run team in their classroom.
구례 중앙초등학교 6학년 1반과 2반은 우리를 교실로 환영합니다.
After departing it was very nice to receive a phone call from the vice principal who thanked us for coming and had kindly prepared us some drinks.
학교를 떠난후 김연숙 교감선생님께서 평화달리기 팀께 감사함을 표하십니다.
The route to the second school, Toji Elemantary School was in part along the river
두번째 학교는 토지 초등학교인데 강가로 달립니다.
Green, green, green. In this region of Korea in particular everywhere is green -forests, farmland, vegetation. Very beautiful.
Toji Elementary School was a delightful school to have as our last school visit on this years Korean Peace Run.
Lunch was the concluding event. Bamboo rice with a zillion tempting side dishes to explore.
우리의 점심은 수많은 반찬과 대통밥입니다.