Around Jeju Island

Jeju is an island that belongs to South Korea. I am going to write separate posts about Jeju Loveland and Jeju Mini Land, because they need their own posts.

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However, this is just about Jeju in general.


First off, the island is famous for Jeju Black Pig, which is a kind of pig that they BBQ. It’s wonderful, and we ate at restaurants that served it every night while we were there.


There are lots of beaches to enjoy, and the water is fairly warm and inviting. This is in contrast to the Korean mainland, which has colder beaches and colder water.


We stopped at every temple we saw to have a look around.


We also stopped at every cemetery we saw, because I enjoy the stone tablets in grassy pastures. It looks so peaceful.


We went hiking in the forest on top of the mountain and had a good time there as well. All the trails are very well maintained so that you could mostly do it in sandals if that was all you happened to bring (which was the case.)


There are lava tunnels that you can tour because Jeju is a volcanic island.


You can see the old statues that used to cover the island (they look a lot like the Easter Island statues


Like most islands, it’s just a wonderful place to relax and see the sights. I highly recommend it for a weekend trip.

Author: jendelemont

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