Tagged: Nojeok Hill

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...

Sunset Over Ansan and Over Two Hundred Extra Empty Bedrooms

As seen from Nojeok hill last night, most of the missing from the Sewol ferry disaster lived within the area shown below. Danwon High School, where the missing students attended, is located right behind the hill in the center of the photo (below the position of the setting sun).