Junju, the big southern heart of Korea (photoblog part 1) by Michelle Min

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

4 old and new friends (www.hoyacooks.com).
1 who calls Junju (Namwon) home.
36 hours of glorious food!

Part 1. Hanok Village and coffee houses a old and new.
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Hanok (한옥) The traditional homes of Korea.
We stayed at the Hanok Village (한옥마을) in Junju.


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It's a village made for tourist, but that also makes it very well kept and gorgeous to photograph.


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Mehju (매주), dried soybeans to make soy sauce and soybean paste.

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View from the room in the morning, stunning.


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Roof shingles used as pathway decoration.


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Spoon used as lock, amazing!


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Traditional tea house, Rhu gal dah won (루갈다원)


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The owner handmade these lamp shades from Hanji (한지), handmade Korean paper.

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Shang hwa cha (쌍화차)


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Shang hwa cha (쌍화차) and Pine leaf tea (솔잎차)


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A cafe with a gallery in the Hanok Village.


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A new coffee house in the central shopping district, with hand drip coffee and in-house roasting.
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Michelle Min is a freelance graphics designer and photographer based in Seoul. You can see her design website at www.touchtastedesign.com 

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