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Visiting Jeju? »

[11 Sep 2007 | No Comment | ]

Usually when my alarm goes off at 4:30am on a Saturday morning, I am filled with rage that I have to get up at such an ungodly hour, but this time was a bit different. I had been waiting for this weekend for months, and when the buzzer started, I couldn’t jump out of bed quick enough. I was finally going to Korea’s Hawaii. Sunscreen and bikinis packed, I rushed out of the door to meet up with the rest of the group. As we lounged in the airport, we …

Things to See »

[9 Sep 2007 | No Comment | ]

Like most rocks of irregular shape and size in Jeju, the towering rock which stands guard over the southern coast of Jeju, has a name and story. It’s called Oedolgae or “Lonely Rock,” and depending on whom you ask, it was either dressed as a soldier to scare off Mongolian invaders, or is the remains of a woman who threw herself into the sea in grief after her husband died in a fishing expedition.
Regardless of whether you believe the legends or not, it’s hard to deny Oedolgae’s modern day power …

Outdoor Activities »

[9 Sep 2007 | No Comment | ]

***PLEASE NOTE*** There is no longer a Kimnyoung International Sailing Club. However plans are in the works for another club. Watch this space for details.