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Reporter : Shim Hyun-chul
Tue, January 31, 2023 | 21:53
Korean Masters - Lee Jung-dae
Every winter, Lee Jung-dae, a "daegeum" or traditional transverse bamboo flute maker, wanders around bamboo groves in the southern part of the nation to find the finest materials for making the instrument.
The Darkroom
Korea Times W magazine photo column
From Paengmok port
PAENGMOK PORT - Being here for six days was an exhausting experience. Few outside the family members of passengers missing or recovered from the sunken Sewol ferry felt entitled to complain, knowing the weight of their sorrow.
Quenching more than thirst
From FISHING BOAT, Jindo - It was about 7 a.m. Monday. Four photographers including this reporter rented a boat to get near the site where the ferry Sewol sank. An armada of ships, small boats and dinghies were scattered throughout the area. The sea was calm, making one wonder if it was the same sea that had engulfed hundreds of students.
Divers, cranes and …
JINDO - On a small but swift fishing boat, it was a not a long ride to get to the site of the capsized ferry Sewol, 25 kilometers off the coast. The boat arrived on the scene after 40 minutes of cutting through the thick fog that shrouded the sea. Though the waves were not rough, the current in the area was strong enough to push the boat in all directions.
Jangsaengpo Memory of Whale
Jangsaengpo Memory of Whale
Yeonmi Pavillion
Ganghwa Island ― Ganghwa Island, the nation’s fourth largest island situated at the mouth of the Han River, used to be a heavily contested area between rival kingdoms. It was where Goryeo battled against a Mongolian invasion and where the Joseon Kingdom encountered Western imperial powers.
Exploration into ’Ocean world’
YEOSU ― This southern port city is undergoing a last-minute makeover to host an international expo, whose opening is only five months away.
Seogwipo Olle Market on Jeju Island
Autumn is the season of high skies and plump horses. For those who want to enjoy the clear autumn weather and delectable items, Seogwipo Olle Market on Jeju Island awaits.
Happy Chuseok for married immigrants
"Where can I get gardenia seeds?" Married immigrants are learning how to make food for Chuseok, or Korean Thanksgiving, at a cookery school in Yeongdeungpo, Seoul.
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