My Speech on Korea's Spiritual
Mountain Tourism at the
United Nations World Tourism Organization's
International Congress on
Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage
Fatima, Portugal      November 2017
I lectured this august gathering on the amazing Baekdu-daegan Trail
combined with Korea's unique TempleStay program that i helped design,
as an example of successful development of new forms of pilgrimage
based on underutilized traditional roots and natural resources.

the UNWTO Congress website is here
Welcoming Reception, Nov 21st
Opening Session, Nov 22nd
Fatima Town, with famous church-spire,  seen from my hotel room
Answering journalist's questions,  early Nov 23rd
My speech,  3rd Session, Nov 23rd

Official Video of my Speech

Cathedral of Our Lady of Fatima

Medieval Castle of Ourem Town

Knights Templar Monastery-Castle of Tomar

Sanshin Website Contents Page

Baekdu-daegan Website

{the backgrounds of these pages are of my photo
of an ancient wall of Ourem's medieval castle