Travel: Jeonju Hanok Village, beautiful collaboration of tradition and modernity

(From Yonhap)

A group of young women chatting and laughing merrily are huddled up in the center of a street lined with Korean traditional houses, or hanok, with unique roof edges that are raised slightly toward the blue, sunny sky.

They are all dressed in Korean traditional clothes, hanbok, which are far more glamorous than ordinary attire, with some carrying bejeweled fans or wearing big bamboo hats.

A few meters away from them, also wearing florid hanbok, a couple who seem to be just married walk down the road filled with handmade craft shops and cafes, on their way to a small tea house that sells traditional drinks and eats. Read more

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