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... up to the eyeballs all over the place. So we timed our visit to Seoraksan to be mid-week so we would miss the masses. We seemed to have the right idea, as we soon managed to get away from the small numbers of crowds and were walking amongst pine-forest, crystal clear rushing rivers and fresh mountain air. It was a cloudy day but we still got some nice views to savour on our way up to the mountain hermitage we set out to find. This was a small temple ...
... in Seoul and the adrenaline slowly faded, did the realisation dawned on us that we would not be having our much needed holiday after all. We were not so thrilled then. Nevertheless, we made friends with an English man who was waiting in the queue for the next cancelled fight to Jeju and we ended up going on a spontaneous holiday back to Sokcho with him. First we went to a department store to get ourselves a tent. ...
... by a floating platform that is powered by pulley system. Tourists and riders are encouraged to help pull the platform.
Many of the residents of Abai Maeul fled to here from North Korea during the civil war and were not able to return home. This where I had Abai Sundae which is not ice cream but is squid stuffed with blood sausage and who knows what other goodies, and is and then fried. It actually tasted just fine, though, I apparently ...
... week ends than anything else.
The city of Sokcho is quite pleasant as well, primarily a fishing port with a chaotic (and somewhat smelly) fresh (often live) seafood market. We walk the streets and laugh at the creativity motel owners have when it comes to decorating their business (castle looking, neon sign flashing, tacky as hell) but at 20$ a night for a room it's a ...
... because Koreans thought the waterfall was like a dragon climbing rocks towards the sky when seen from above. I think you probably need a little more imagination that I possess to see that!
Anyway, it made a very pleasant walk and we enjoyed it After that, we decided to take the bus all the way into Sokcho, riding it to the terminus, before getting back on the bus again and heading home, after having something to eat.