When I first stated talking to my friend Andrea about going to Korea she said that I could stay in Seoul for my whole trip and I am SO thankful that I listened to her. I was hesitant to leave the comfort of Seoul because of language barriers so she said that we could go together. Problem solved.
The Boseong Green Tea Fields are in Boseong about an hour away from the city of Gwangju. My friend Kristen is currently teaching here and was able to join us on our trip!
Daehan Dawon Tourist Plantation is an area located in Boseong, and its main specialty is green tea which originated from the mountain valleys south of Boseong. Boseong has been a tea plantation area since the days of the Japanese occupation, and with its long history comes large plantations, their traditions, and highly skilled workers. The most famous of these is the Daehan Dawon Plantation.
Next we went to our pension (the name if the type of place we stayed at which has individual rooms with a small kitchen, bedroom and a living room.) This pension only has about 4 units and it is right on the beach. It is amazing. This is our view from our window.
Next we walked over the Yulpo Salt Water and Green Tea Hot Springs. It was awesome and I got my Korean Scrub. I love Korean Scrubs!! I feel amazing and my skin is amazingly soft.
Next was dinner. It was a clam dish called bajirak muchim (Baby clam mixed with veggies) that this area is known for. It was spicy but so delicious. Andrea knows how to find the good food and this was amazing.