Peaceful Island, Somaemul


Short but unforgettable sweet journey. Somaemul means tiny island, from 'so' which means little and 'Do' as island.

It’s a tiny island, called Somaemul-do where only 34 people are living now. Korean letter ‘So’ means ‘Little/Tiny’ and ‘Do’ means ‘Island’ so ‘Somaemul-do’ is ‘Little Island of Maemul’ It’s far from Seoul, capital of S.Korea almost 4~5 hours by automobile but many amateur/professional photographers visit there because of the beautiful scene & peaceful atmosphere. It’s a small place but very crowded for the holidays & summer vacation in Korea.

I spend there a great moment with an old Lomography friend in last autumn. If you’d like to stay there more than 1 night, lots of different residences are available in this island!

written by afterain on 2009-08-27 in #world #locations #travel #journey #island #asia #sea #lc-a #korea


  1. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    great photos!

  2. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    Those hiking pics are beautiful.

  3. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    hey I like your gallery...

  4. halfawakehaiku
    halfawakehaiku ·

    Nice captures
    what a cute dog .it looks lonely though

  5. sugiyamasatomi
    sugiyamasatomi ·

    yeah, great shots!

  6. ananditya
    ananditya ·

    great great shots! what film are you using?

  7. stouf
    stouf ·

    Beautiful ! Bravo !

  8. honeytrees
    honeytrees ·

    gorgeous, gorgeous photos of a beautiful-looking island!
    i especially love number 4 and number 2!

  9. afterain
    afterain ·

    Thanks all of you :)
    I usually use Fuji xtra 400 film & lomography 100/400 film!

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