Tagged: Nojeok Hill: My View from the Top

Comparing Old and New Maps of the Ansan Area

I found this map section in a map of the Seoul area over at the Korean War Project. It shows Ansan from around 1950. Here's what the identical map section looks like today in Google Maps: Note how many of the location names in the map above correspond to neighborhorhoods in...

Online Source of Photos of Old Ansan

I’m always amazed to think of the growth and changes in Ansan since I first arrived almost 17 years ago. But that pales in comparison with the transformation of what used to be a sleepy fishing village into a city of 350,000 people when I arrived in 1993 (Current population...

A Drive Around Nojeok Hill

Korean portal site, Daum.net, offers a mapping service of Korea that is very similar to Google Maps. And just as Google has been unrolling their Street View across North America, so Daum is doing the same in South Korea with Road View. This is where 360-degree photos are taken by...