Strengths: There are numerous short hits, revolving around water, to this course, including Oedolgae, Sokgol, Soegeondo, and the palm tree forest (just above the coastline). Oedolgae can be spotted from different angles, Sokgol is nice with relatively few people around and Soegeondo is only able to be gotten to on a low tide. The palm tree forest is another top 10 spot on the Olle trails, by far the most hidden and unassuming of the bunch.
Weaknesses:The detouring is immense because of unforeseen rough seas washing away parts of the rocky paths. It has seen better days. In addition, there are rampant vendors on stretches of the sea routes. Not aggressive, but the most vocal on the island.
English learning opportunities:Oeldolgae, Sokgol - rock, Seogeondo - island, Gangjeongcheon - river, Wolpyeong Port, Gutdang - palace of god walking path / palm tree forest
Quotable:“In a makeshift studio on the main street of Wolpyeong, Seogwipo City, an amateur DJ wearing headphones reads stories and plays song requests from people walking nearby. A loudspeaker on the street at the end of Olle Course No. 7 broadcasts village news, music, and stories to hikers waiting at the bus stop and to bystanders milling around the Dolbengdi (the old name of Wolpyeong) public relations office.” -- Kim Jung Lim, Jeju Weekly
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