- Haenam - Yeongam - Naju/Jangseong/Jeongeup/Taein
- Geumgu/Jeonju/Yeosan -
Eunjin/Yeonsan/Gongju - Seoul - Gangjin - Yeosu/Namwon/Suncheon
At dawn of Aug. 16, 1653, Hamel and his mates were shipwrecked
on the coast of Daeyasu, Jeju and they were found on
Aug. 18. They resided in Jeju until they were transferred
Late in May, 1654, the king ordered them to transfer
10 days later when a fair wind blew, they went to the
mainland by ship.
They first arrived in Haenam and finally arrived in
Seoul via Yeongam, Naju, Jangseong, Ipam Sanseong, Jeongeup,
Taein, Geumgu, Jeonju, Yeosan, Eunjin, Yeonsan, and
In March 1655, when they became the Royal Guards of
the King Hyojong and worked in Hullyeondogam, Hendrik
Janse and Hendrik Janse Bos raised a disturbance by
asking petition to the envoy of the Ching China.
With this as a turning point, they were transferred
to Gangjin early in March, 1656 and exiled for 7 years.
Late in February, 1663, since food was not enough because
of continued famine brought about by the drought, they
were separated into Yeosu (12 persons), Suncheon (5
persons), and Namwon (5 persons).
Sept. 4, 1666, some of them succeeded in the escape,
went to Nagasaki, and returned to Batavia a year later.
Hamel and his mates were absent from home for 13 years
and 28 months. There experience in Joseon was recorded
in ¡ºThe Journal of Hendrick Hamel¡» and contributed to
introducing an unknown land 'Corea' to the whole Europe.