Nature Photography from places all over South Korea likeJeju-do, Seorak-san, Mudeung-san, Busan, & Boseong using both my Canon A590 and EOS D60 digital cameras
Seorak National Park from glassw4re on Vimeo. A short collection of seamlessly hand-blended videos from Seorak last December. It was a 6-hour bus ride from Gwangju to Sokcho, a Northern port city , and we must have gone through 100 tunnels to get there.
It’s only 50 minutes by bus from Gwangju to Yeongam. From here you can simply hop in a cab and point to the obvious mountain in the distance and they’ll take you to the park entrance for 5000 KRW. The open faced summit and lack of trees give this range Continue Reading
Nearly all Korean hagwon teachers get 6 days off for Summer vacation during July. We spent ours in (or on) Jeju-do. For the second time, I stayed at the Tae Gong Gak located above the Seogwipo Harbor. One of the owners even remembered me from when I went to Jeju Continue Reading
Crossed another one off the TO-DO list in hiking Cheonwangbong (천왕봉) on Jirisan (지리산) this past weekend. At 1910 meters, 천왕봉 is the tallest peak on mainland South Korea. It is also the tallest mountain I’ve personally ever hiked, and there were a few mental / physical road blocks on Continue Reading
I’ve posted on Tripwolf my experiences hiking Seoraksan in December. From what I remember of this, it was cold. I’m from Maine and it was definitely really fucking cold there last December. The restaurant bodega mart just outside the park entrance was at least open at 6 a.m. — serving Continue Reading