Travel Blogs from Mokpo, Korea Rep.

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Sitting on a Red Rock, Hongdo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Sitting on a Red Rock

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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It's off-season on Hongdo, the Western-most populated island in South Korea. Some 1100 kilometres beyond the Yellow Sea lies mainland China, but here one might as well be on the far side of the moon, if it weren't for tourists strolling the beach while ...

Still Climbing Toward?, Namhae, Korea Rep. travel blog

Still Climbing Toward?

A travel blog entry by micromegas-2005

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Haenam, Haenam, Korea Rep. travel blog

Haenam

A travel blog entry by zelfike

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Teaching Children English, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Teaching Children English

A travel blog entry by azianshrimp

    Today we spent the day teaching Middle School kids about how life is like in America and how to enunciate English words correctly even thought it doesn't look the way it sounds which made us realize English is really messed ...

Regional Reverie Goes Even Faster, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Regional Reverie Goes Even Faster

A travel blog entry by regionalreverie

... pulling me up for questioning. Officer Kim was very surprised when he learnt that I was travelling alone (remember, everybody in Korea does things in groups). After shaking my hand and wishing me a pleasant time in his country he departed. I stumbled ...

Day 4- Visiting My Mother's Hometown, Haeuido, Korea Rep. travel blog

Day 4- Visiting My Mother's Hometown

A travel blog entry by cwienke

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... she was. I was proud to be the son of Gok-Coon. Soon after we arrived we went and visited my grandfathers’ grave. In Korea there are typical graves with a head stone but you will also come across a lot of small mounds that are covered with grass. ...

Day 3- Traveling to My Mom's Hometown, Mokpo South Korea, Korea Rep. travel blog

Day 3- Traveling to My Mom's Hometown

A travel blog entry by cwienke

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... I was extremely tired from the jet lag and traveling so much. My mom’s cousins are sea salt farmers that lived outside of Mokpo. When I arrived I wanted to take a shower before I went to bed and what an experience that was. Once again it was just a ...

We stayed in Mokpo overnight, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

We stayed in Mokpo overnight

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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The new lady in town, Christine, came with me to Hongdo Island. We had to stay overnight in Mokpo on Friday because the ferry left very early in the morning the next day. Our hotel was really warm, the floor was burning our feet, we had a nice rain-style ...

I went to like, a hundred museums, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

I went to like, a hundred museums

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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I woke up not feeling too great, but I just decided to ignore it and continue with my adventure to Mokpo for the weekend. It turns out that I definitely was really sick, but I didn't realize it until I got there.  When I got on the train, I'm pretty ...

Mokpo, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Mokpo

A travel blog entry by mies

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... tomorrow. I also gave me a chance to write this diary, talk to my girlfriend en do some other necessities.   South Korea has been a great country so far, with its own peculiarities. A strange phenomenon here in South Korea is that there are almost ...

Mokpo, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Mokpo

A travel blog entry by jenny_dani

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... of Mokpo, which make up Dadohae Haesang national park. On our first day here we went to Yudalsan, a park near the center of Mokpo, which has several pavillions progressively further up the hill until you get to a massive rock at the top. The views of ...

Excursion in between camps, Haenam, Jeollanam-do Province, Korea Rep. travel blog

Excursion in between camps

A travel blog entry by eringobragh

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On to Mokpo, South Korea, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

On to Mokpo, South Korea

A travel blog entry by waterlilly22

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South Korea is an Asian country found below North Korea and next to Japan. South Korea is mountainous peninsular that has humid weather and short rains. The summers in South Korea are hot and very humid, winters are warmer unless you ...

Yudalsan up and down, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Yudalsan up and down

A travel blog entry by groundhopper

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... This book is sooo thrilling that I kept sitting in the sun for about 3 hours and reading, reading and reading. Mokpo is almost in the south east corner of Korea, and not that big but a sprawling seaport. It has a nice downtown with lot of fish shops, ...

Road Trip Pt. 2: Driving through the country, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Road Trip Pt. 2: Driving through the country

A travel blog entry by kelseyandmike

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... pulled out our cell phones to consult the map. The rain was not very heavy, but walking around wasn't really an option. And, given that Korea is rather small in size, if it is raining in one city, it is most likely raining (or will rain, or just finished ...

Tree Planting, Traditional Dinners, Discos N BLAR!, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Tree Planting, Traditional Dinners, Discos N BLAR!

A travel blog entry by eddakath

... nbsp; As the afternoon was soon snookered and potted, we shook hands and said a happy good bye and I began my night's adventure in Mokpo city.    I do believe I had been walking for no more than then minutes when a guy in a sea-man's uniform ...

Kimchee N Rice Wine Will Eat You From The Inside, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Kimchee N Rice Wine Will Eat You From The Inside

A travel blog entry by eddakath

... beautiful port city of Mokpo.  While nearing the end of my journey a Korean business man (it seems all men in South Korea will introduce themselves as business men) came to sit with me and we chatted about all things 'life in general'.  ...

Dog Days, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Dog Days

A travel blog entry by eunhye

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... to different generations of Koreans about dog meat, is that the practice of eating dogs is not widely accepted in South Korea.   Many children I've spoken to would not dream of eating dog meat, but their parents and grandparents see nothing wrong ...

Crazy Crazy Times, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Crazy Crazy Times

A travel blog entry by nomad143

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... a bar.  We ended up being beckoned into a bar called BoombaBar.  Typical place, typical music, but a really good (for Korea) beer selection.  I even saw XXXX,l which is an Australian beer.  On our tables, there was a little button and ...

Sure, Why Not?, Jindo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Sure, Why Not?

A travel blog entry by roxstar

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... to a dog show!   In case you didn't already know, I.love.dogs.  And the Jindo dogs are a famous breed in South Korea, known for their intelligence and loyalty. They come in two colors: white and tawny.  The tawny ones kind of remind me of ...

Happy Birthday Buddha!, Haenam, Korea Rep. travel blog

Happy Birthday Buddha!

A travel blog entry by wanderhitch

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... first stop on time. We visited the Suncheon Folk Village of Naganeupseong. I believe it's the oldest standing walled village in Korea. Or something along those lines. We walked around, had lunch, and saw part of a big, multiple-party traditional wedding. ...

French Fries and Salad For Breakfast, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

French Fries and Salad For Breakfast

A travel blog entry by nomad143

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... ; After flying from Portland to Seattle, and from there to Seoul, we were met at the airport and bussed a further 5 hours to Mokpo, where we are being housed in a weird complex or university on the outskirts of the city.  Along with the other ...

Aug 24, 2003, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Aug 24, 2003

A travel blog entry by pane9

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The Challenge of Getting Around, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

The Challenge of Getting Around

A travel blog entry by wnrdog

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... “No. Buddhist,” came out of my mouth. Not that I am, but it seemed like the safest answer at the time. Korea has a long tradition of Buddhism and about a quarter of the population still identifies themselves as such. Plus, who’s going to ...

More soju anyone?, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

More soju anyone?

A travel blog entry by jen.galo.10

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... of Korea also, a cafe on nearly every corner. We also stopped by Jeondong Catholic Church, the oldest Catholic church in South Korea. The architecture was beautiful and there was a really pretty footprint around it as well. It was across from a park that ...

Ahoy, Ye Landlubbers!, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

Ahoy, Ye Landlubbers!

A travel blog entry by wnrdog

... old salty dog can’t dally for three hours THEN hike eight leagues. I had to bring a spring upon her cable, sailing back to Mokpo quick as a shot from me canon.  Ne’er to worry, mateys, I didn’t hang the jib. Instead, I discovered ...

A different kind of touring, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

A different kind of touring

A travel blog entry by lilyc

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As I was trudging along sleepily, I realized how Korean tours are different. Even the first day, we were constantly walking up and down mountains. First we went to Mt. Fortress Wall (Bu Soo Sansung), then Seo Heae Bridge, then Mt. Yu-Dal. Even the ...

honeymoon island!, JEJU-DO, Korea Rep. travel blog

honeymoon island!

A travel blog entry by dianechow82

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The end of the Mokpo chapter!, Mokpo, Korea Rep. travel blog

The end of the Mokpo chapter!

A travel blog entry by gracie87

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... year and begin our trip of a lifetime.  For those of you who don't know, Tasha and I have been living in Mokpo, South Korea since October 2012. We've been teaching English in a private language academy, working with adorable Korean kids ages 3-16. It ...

Korean Family Reunion, Gangjin, Korea Rep. travel blog

Korean Family Reunion

A travel blog entry by kch1289

Reunited with my Korean family after 16 yrs. Amazing experience ...

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