Thursday, November 3, 2011

Korean Folk Village

Today I travelled out of Seoul to the city of Suwon to visit the Korean Folk Village. It was about an hour subway ride to get there and only cost 1600 Won ($1.45) one way. I rode the KTX rail (rapid train) back to Seoul at the end of the day. 8000 Won ($7.20) for a 30 minute trip.

Below is a selection of photos that I took. More photos can be viewed in my Flickr photo album.

Weaving a straw mat
He was weaving a straw mat.

Spinning silk thread
She was spinning silk thread.

Korean Wedding Ceremony
Traditional Korean Wedding Ceremony. The groom was a random guy picked from the crowd.

Wedding ceremony parade
Parade through the village following the wedding ceremony.

A short video of part of the wedding ceremony.