This rocky beast has stolen my heart. As a loyalist to my old backyard, Bukhansan National Park, it feels like a betrayal to even think about giving my heart to another mountain in Seoul. Sitting pretty at 632 meters, Yeonjudae, the summit of Gwanakansan, falls… Read More
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Obviously a bit overdue, these Holga beauties were taken when there was still snow on the ground. Digital photos and details are on the way from this near-perfect day at Seoraksan National Park.
I had been in Korea no more than 3 weeks when I embarked on my inaugural trip with Seoul Hiking Group in October 2011. The weather was dismal and I was in no way whatsoever prepared for what the hike required. At that time, the… Read More
Creeping fog begins to slowly envelop the dramatic coastal mountain ridge in the distance. I can vaguely make out the narrow trail winding around the corner and continuing along the rolling, grassy hills ahead. Something menacing quickly darts across the trail about 50 feet in… Read More
Nah, I don’t need to follow my directions. I wandered towards Taipei 101, the iconic building that consistently serves as a directional landmark while traipsing around the city. I was determined to locate a perch from which to bask in the final hours of sun… Read More