In a bay in front of the Seongsan Ilchulbong we discovered them, the sea women (Haenyo) of the South Korean island of Jeju, whose culture has been part of the Intangible World Heritage Site (UNESCO) since 2016.
To photograph around the Northern Cape, the season of mid-May 2022 was ideal. Although weather reports had just recently been reported of meter-high snowfall, but on our approach the last kilometers were cleared and we could easily reach the top of the North Cape without snow chains.
The Camino de Santiago leads to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, where the bones of Saint James, one of the 12 apostles, are kept under the cathedral. If the long hike used to be a journey into the "I", today it is more and more like an ongoing sporting event.