Lunar New Year

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Lunar New Year is a very big deal in Asia – an even bigger deal than Dec 31st. We were expecting fireworks and parades to be a big part of this day; however, it is more of a quiet family holiday in Korea – they all g home to see their family and celebrate together. To celebrate on Lunar New Year Eve, a group of us got together for dinner at the Samsung Hotel – it was great! We had happy hour, a big dinner, and went out on the town. It was a blast!

Lunar New Year Dinner

The Monday after was a holiday, so we had the day off work; we were blessed with an extremely beautiful day so we took full advantage of it by heading into the nearby town, Tongyeong. They have a cable car that takes you up to the top of a look out point which has a great view of the surrounding area. There’s one viewpoint where you can see Japan which is pretty cool.

Tongyeong Cable Car

Tongyeong Cable Car

Top of Tongyeong Cable Car

We really enjoyed our first Lunar New Year in Asia!

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