The Great Korean Road Trip – Day 12

Day 12 made up for Day 11’s blah-ness with a duo of highlights. First, to pick up where day 11 ended…

Sleeping through in a rest stop is not as bad as it sounds. Donghae Rest Stop boasts its wonderful view of the ocean. After taking in the morning sights, I headed to a Daegeumgul, or Daegeum Cave, a famous sight in neighboring Samcheok. I visited Samcheok about 8 years ago but this particular cave was sold out for the day and I settled for Hwanseon Cave. It was interesting, but I wasn’t a fan of how much Read more

The Great Korean Road Trip – Day 8

Distance Traveled Today: 12km

Distance Traveled Total: 1062km

Today started a lot earlier than I am used to. In order to catch a ferry to Ulleungdo from Gangneung, you have to be ready to sail out at 8:20. I really hate rushing, so I always try to show up early. It paid off since the parking situation was just ridiculous and I was a full 30 minutes early. I managed to get the very last ticket available and Read more

The Great Korean Road Trip – Day 4

Distance Traveled Today: 305km

Distance Traveled Total: 630km

Today the weather was looking good in the morning so we headed west towards the beaches of Taeanhaean National Park.  But first, a Ferris Wheel in the distance at Dangjin city caught my attention. In this little corner is a permanent fair of sorts, complete with carnival games, the before mentioned Ferris Wheel, and even a battleship transformed into Read more