A Traveling Weekend! The Sea Parting Festival and Tea Fields of South Korea

This past weekend has been pretty busy too, but I’ve taken a lot of pictures don’t worry! First, we traveled by bus, about five hours, to the Jindo Sea Parting Festival. Here we go again:

Someone loves stuffed animals.

Someone loves stuffed animals.

They sell coconuts here!

They sell coconuts here!

Destination: Orchid Garden / Exhibition Hall (Mokpo, Jeollanam-do)

If you're exploring Mokpo for any length of time, Yudalsan will show up on your list of places to see. The mountain area is a centerpiece of town - and there's plenty to keep you busy for at least a couple of days. The 228-meter-high isn't an overly difficult climb Although the Lady in Red and I didn't have a lot of time, we discovered the Orchid Garden / Exhibition Hall not far from the Sculpture Park on the mountainside.

It's far from a popular tourist destination, however. Get up to the garden and enjoy the views, almost entirely to yourself:

Destination: Yudalsan International Sculpture Park (Mokpo, Jeollanam-do)

The Lady in Red is both an artist and a lover of sculptures. Thus while in town to see Bigeumdo off the coast of Mokpo, we made it a point to search for this place.

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