Karangahake Gorge

Department of Conservation has put together a great leaflet about walks in the Karangaheka Gorge, so I don’t think there is need for any further directions, let’s just enjoy the scenery. A nice place to stop on the way to Mt Maunganui/Tauranga – the views are spectacular. The windows walk was our favourite, but it definitely pays to pack a torch. Here is the link with … Continue reading Karangahake Gorge

Sokcho and Seoraksan National Park (설악산국립공원)

Living in a huuuuge city like Seoul has its challenges. Every now and then you start craving fresh air, despite the fact that in my case, I get to cycle to work along the river on regular bases. So one Saturday morning, my friend and I escaped to the country. Escape is a strong word, since it took us a whooping five hours to cover … Continue reading Sokcho and Seoraksan National Park (설악산국립공원)