Korea Travelogues and Other Collections
2018 Weekend Trip with a Friend (March 10-11, 2018) – Bull Fighting in Cheongdo, Quick Visit to Geomun-Do 2017 Along the Namhae Barae-Gil (May 6-7, 2017) – Gu-Woon-Mong-Gil (Course 3), Seom-No-Rae-Gil (Course 4), Geumpo Wharf and Pension Trip to Chile 2017 (January 4-23, 2017) – In Concepcion, Around Concepcion, Tome...
About Seongpo-Dong and Ansan
Korean cities are divided into districts (called gus) and the districts are divided into neighborhoods (called dongs). Since I came to Korea for the first time at the end of 1993, I’ve lived in three different neighborhoods of Ansan: Gojan-2-Dong, Weolpi-Dong and, since 2002, Seongpo-Dong, all of which are in...
Weekend Trip with a Friend (March 10-11, 2018) – Quick Visit to Geomun-Do
I’ve wanted to visit Geomun-Do for awhile to see the British cemetery from the two years the UK had a military base here over a hundred years ago. I didn’t know it also included the site of Korea’s first tennis court.
Weekend Trip with a Friend (March 10-11, 2018) – Bull Fighting in Cheongdo
Daniel Lafontaine and I met up in Ulsan and drove to Cheongdo for a day of betting on the bulls. We had one winning ticket for a grand total of W100 in winnings, but spent W10,000 on several losing tickets.