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An island where the red moon arises,

Jawoldo
The origin of Jawoldo A government official was exiled to an island under the reign of King Injo of Joseon Dynasty. At his first night on the island, he appealed his resentment to the moon, and then the moon became red with a thunderstorm. He was moved by the fact that even the heavens knew his innocence, and named the island Jawoldo that means the moon became red.
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To see the red moon, I decided to go camping.
There are several beaches for camping. It’s your choice.

Jangol beach: It is close to the quay, and equipped with facilities. A convenience store and restaurants are available.
At night, it can be noisy due to restaurants-cum-bars nearby.
Keunmal beach: It is nice except for the distance from the dock.
Byulnangeum beach, Jinmorae beach: Despite some disadvantages – located in private lands and a bit far away from the residence area, it is an ideal place for those who want a quiet night.

We decided to settle down at Byulnangeum beach with the permission of the owner.
About an hour later from Incheon, we arrived at Jawoldo quay. Semi-circular red sculpture, which is true to the name of the island, welcomed us.
We took a left-side pavement.
Walking with the high sky and blue sea may be only possible in island trekking.
Climbing a ridge, we occasionally find view-points.
Commanding mountains and seas at the same time is one of the advantages of island travel.
An uphill climb was not easy, but we received a reward of beautiful scenery.
At our destination, a beach, we made a fun of writing something on the sand.
In a sense, travel is necessary because it is a way which enables us to come out of daily grind.
The freedom gives us a rest and comfort.
A puppy in a village showed curiosity about visitors.
During island tours, we often meet puppies. All of them are very kind. Maybe they take after villagers’ simplicity and generosity.
Everyone settled down on a grass.
It looked like a small town sit in a huddle.
Each personality created an unexpected pretty scene.
After pitching a tent, we took a walk.
Accompanying friends gives another joy that can’t be found in travelling alone.
There is no steep course in the island, which is comfortable to looking around.
It is suggested to take a walk with families beloved ones in quiet villages of islands.
Coming back from a stroll, the sun began to go down.
With expectations of seeing the red moon, we often looked up the sky.
Not to speak of the moon, the sunset was fascinating.
It is one of the privileges that can be relished in the West Sea.
As darkness falls, tent lightings went on.
It gave another feeling compared to daytime.
Jawoldo is a good place to lodge at homes, but I strongly advise camping.
Becoming part of the nature in this excellent background will greatly move you.
While we were eating meals, the night settled in.
Conversation with a low-tone and whispering made me relaxed.
Instead of fluorescent light, the yellow glow of tent lightings warmed our hearts.
It was quite dark.
The night sky was beyond our imagination. It was full of stars. They were totally different from them that we saw in the cities.
They were much brighter and more.
Though it is not far away from Incheon, the night sky was a breath-taking view.
Moonlight was seen far in the distance.
No one minded that it was not the red moon.
Here and now, the moon and stars comforted us. That is more than enough.
On the next day, we boarded on the boat that had brought us to Jawoldo.
It was deep regret about leaving the beautiful island village.
The time that we had had in the island would encourage us to get back to daily life.
Long time ago, the moon reddened itself to console a man.
I hope the trip would be the red moon for all of us.