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Learning about Dokdo(Reading Level Grade 3-4)

Have you ever taken a trip outside your hometown? What did you feel before setting out on the trip and what preparation did you make?
Let's recall your memory of the trip you took that made your heart aflutter.
Now, why don't we take a journey to the beautiful island of Dokdo, the place where you greet the rising sun earlier than anyone else in Korea?
First, we will find out how to get there, what the island looks like, who lives there, and the like.

Did you know that the distance between Seoul and Dokdo is closer than that between Seoul and Busan?

* Zero Milestone: It is a milestone indicating a distance from the city's starting point to another city.
Dokdo is located in the East Sea near the island of Uleungdo.
According to the Zero Milestone* in Seoul's Gwanghwamun, the distance from Seoul to Busan is 456 km and that from Seoul to Dokdo 435 km. That means Dokdo is closer than Busan from Seoul.
Hello, kids! I am the Black-tailed Gull living in Dokdo. Why don't you guys come and visit me?
You have to go through Uleungdo to get to Dokdo. Then where should you take the boat to Uleungdo?
Oops! I didn't know there are so many facilities in Dokdo!
I wonder how Dokdo looks like and what kind of people live on the island.

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