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Sangju Dried Persimmon Festival

This past Saturday I took a day trip to Sangju, a small but very old city in Gyeongsangbuk-do. It’s actually one of the cities that contributed to the name of the Gyeongsang provinces, along with Gyeongju. I was going there as part of a series of trips hosted by the Sangju city government to promote their city for tourism. Most of the participants were Koreans, but I and a few other foreigners got to tag along thanks to the organizer of the Seoul Expat Global Meetup Group (, who scored some extra invites. Continue reading