Seoul International Fireworks Festival

A few weeks ago some friends and I ventured out of Tongjin and headed towards Seoul to see the International Fireworks Festival. The original plan was to go to the park where the fireworks would be launched. After some research and seeing the hordes of people comparable to the Seoul Lantern Festival. Waiting an hour…

Teacher Drinking Excursion to Gunsan

School is out! You know what that means? Well time off, and in my case an overnight drinking fest with my coworkers to celebrate the retirement of my principal. Now the journey to Gunsan was long. We traveled from Tongjin and made some stops in the Gimpo area to pick up the rest of the…

Seodaemun Prison

On one of the many trips to Seoul Sara and I have taken we chose a cold, overcast day with light drizzle to visit Seodaemun Prison. I would list this as one of the top places to see if you are living in or visiting Seoul. There is a lot of information in English, and…

Gangwha Island Climbing – 강화도

Sara and I have now been to Gangwha Island crag three times. The crag is absolutely ridiculous to get to. I have spent quite a bit of time exploring the island on my road bike so I have an idea of the distances between the small villages and roughly how long it should take in…

Climbing Insubong

Climbing Insubong! Quite the first multipitch adventure. I met Lian and some other Korean climbers in our party at the bottom of Insubong where we started our hour long hike up most of the mountain. The hike was absoulutey stunning with the leaves all changing color and the perfectly smog free day overlooking Seoul. We…