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Jindo Sea Parting Festival

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Every year thousands of people trek to the Southern edge of South Korea to view the miracle of the Jindo Sea Parting. Dramatic tidal changes cause a land bridge to appear between the island of Jindo and a smaller nearby island, allowing people to walk through the ocean Moses-style from one to the other.

We hopped on the bus early Saturday morning prepared for the 6-hour bus ride, about as far as you can go from Seoul while staying in mainland Korea. When we first arrived in Jindo we went to a traditional Korean concert and opera, complete with awesome drummers, serious singers, and some talented hat tassel dancers (really, they swing around in unison).

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