Into The Great Big Open

Around the planet by motorcycle

Browsing Posts published in August, 2010

Heading east from Yeoju, the surroundings became more mountainous and rural. I took a butt-break at Chiak-san National Park. (Link to Korean National Parks.) The road followed a wide river, which eventually joined another near this roadside stop. The road approaching Seoraksan climbed through steep 180-degree switchbacks with granite boulders on one side and dizzying […]

The beach was only a few steps from the hotel, so while the bike was in transit I passed some time walking on the beach. This was a quiet family vacation spot, with long tidal flats instead of bodacious breakers. Along the shore were small shops, ATV-rentals and restaurants where whole fish were cooked on […]