It seems to me that the colder it gets, the warmer the people. In the last few weeks on the road we camped less than a hand full of times. There’s a few good reasons for this. This far north we came across the military everywhere, even in a temple, where they gave me…
I am so happy with the map I found! It even shows the tiniest zig-zaggery roads that google won’t show me! Google is not so great in Korea. They have their own version called ‘naver’ wich is very difficult to use for me as my Korean is rather terrible.
It has taken me a while to warm to Korea. I guess after coming off the massive high of Japan, New Zealand and Australia, nothing would quite compare. And this was my problem. When I stopped comparing and started looking around with fresh eyes I finally started to enjoy this weird and wonderful country.
em>”Wind, Rocks and Woman. But no beggars, thieves or locked gates.” That’s how Jeju island, off the south point of Korea, is described by its locals. I would add “water” to that list. Not only is it -obviously- surrounded by water. Also there’s a fair amount of water falling both from rocks and sky.