Bukhansan National Park

In my continuing efforts to train my body for the elevation challenge that Mt. Fuji will present to me, I move from a leisurely waterfall hike to a more vertical hike through Bukhansan National Park in Seoul, South Korea. Our goal was to reach the summit of Bukhansan, the main mountain, standing at around 800m […]

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Petrified Forest National Park

When my parents told me that we would try to visit the Petrified Forest when I was a kid, I imagined huge trees clustered together, like a grand redwood forest, crystallized and magnificent. While my expectations were a bit incongruous with reality, I was finally able to visit the national park this summer to see […]

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