While surfing the net, I found one interesting website.
Have you heard about Hendrick Hamel?
He is known as the first westerner explorer to write about the Chosun Dynasty era in
Allegedly, he was an ordinary seaman – a bookkeeper later - who had belonged to the Dutch East India Company (VOC). In 1653, Hamel and his crewmates were survived the shipwreck near Jeju island and taken to the capital under custody. They stayed in
The website that I visited provides us a diversity of info ranging from historical circumstances to Hamel’s insightful observation to
As a Korean myself, I thought that it is very meaningful to learn about the
Check out the material posted on that website.