In search of lotus flowers…

Aneesa:

If you didn’t know, I live in a sleepy part of Korea in one of the more rural provinces. There isn’t much to do around these parts, and the pace of life is slow and chilled out. As a result, my school is relaxed about my working hours and I have a lot of time off. When I am not using this time to work on my assignments, I take my camera on an excursion and see what I can find around this sleepy hollow. On Tuesday I left work at 2pm and spent the afternoon at Sin Jeong Lake on the outskirts of Onyang. It’s really pretty there (perfect for a picnic) but unfortunately on the afternoon I went, it started to rain upon my arrival. I went in search of lotus flowers which were supposedly blooming…. But here is what I found instead (before the rain made me run for cover):

Hope you enjoyed those! Next time I venture in that direction, I hope there will be more lotus flowers in bloom.

Getting to Sin Jeong Lake-

The closest subway station is Onyang Oncheon Station.

From there you will need to:

  1. Take a cab: Say “Shin Jeong Ho” (8 minutes)

2. Take a bus: From Onyang Oncheon Station (exit 1) walk up the main road to the major bus stop in front of the Angel In Us coffee shop/ Popeye’s Chicken. Take bus 401 or 402. Sin Jeong Ho is the last stop. Both buses run twice every hour.  (15 minutes)

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30 thoughts on “In search of lotus flowers…

  1. Wow! Those are great pics. It makes me want to visit Korea. I am from a rural, sleepy community(in the deep South, U.S.) I appreciate the quiet, serene beauty of a rural province. Things like you shared in your pics. Thanks.

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