Tag Archives: Mokpo

Mokpo’s Dalseong Park

It was easy to get lost in this park because trails led everywhere. Most were written in both Korean and English and gave the distance to the next highlight, but often it was hard to choose which way to go first. Continue reading Mokpo’s Dalseong Park

Climbing Yudalsan Mountain

Mokpo’s peak may have been only 228 metres above sea level, but the journey was packed with natural beauty. Balancing boulders, native forests and the sound of birds kept me climbing one step after another. Continue reading Climbing Yudalsan Mountain

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

A rock face with a story

South Korea’s southern town, Mokpo, was surrounded by sea on three sides. I walked a block from my hotel and couldn’t resist steps that rose to the top of Gatbawi Seacliff. Yeongsangang River lay dotted with boats and fringed with high rise, but I was in for a bigger surprize when I reached the boardwalk below. Continue reading A rock face with a story