Tag Archives: Hong-do Island

Hong-do Island’s Dadohaehaesang National Park

From the lower steps within the national park, the climb didn’t appear daunting, but that was deceiving because much of the pathway lay hidden within the forest. Few people were on the trail. I encountered about twelve during the climb, so it was quiet except for the chatter of birds. Continue reading Hong-do Island’s Dadohaehaesang National Park

Yellow Sea island

The ferry left Yeongsan River Estuary on a two and a half hour journey to Hong-do Island, west from Mokpo. I planned to take the boat tour around the island, but by the time the ferry docked at Hong-do Island pier, I felt squeamish. Continue reading Yellow Sea island