Map of Jeju

Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes

Field Notes From Korea by Steph Rue

Persimmon Dyeing at Mongsengee

Persimmon-dyed bags, hats, table runners, scarves…

Persimmon sock dyeing

Dyed socks drying in the sun

Climb the Halla Mountain

The top of Hallasan

Trail to Hallasan begins

Traditional Five-Day Market

Jeju’s “Five-Day Market” occurs every 5 days and contains an array of goods–from food and clothing to various household supplies. The photos in this slideshow below were captured by Lisa on one of her visits to Jeju.

Part One – Caught by the charms of Jeju

Written by 2008 Nobel Prize-winning writer J. M. G. Le Clezio