[Jeju in the News] Haenyeo diving women profiled by ABC Australia

Screen capture from the Australian Broadcasting Corp. (www.abc.net.au/news)

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s news division just posted a very nice profile of Jeju haenyeo on their website. It includes some really wonderful photography and video mixed in nicely with a thoughtful article.

Just in case you missed it, we’d like to give you the link here: 

Women of the sea: Follow Korea’s oldest free divers on their underwater treasure hunt

You can read more about Jeju diving women on Visitjeju.net, Jeju’s official site. 

To get you started….

Haenyeo: Culture, History, and the Freshest Seafood <Discover the Remarkable Free Diving Women of Jeju> 

The Mothers of the Sea: Culture of Jeju Haenyeo <UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage>

Finding Sumbi – Haenyeo: Mothers of Jeju

Jeju Haenyeo Museum


Keep in Touch With Jeju!

Jeju Island’s official information site: Visitjeju.net

Free Jeju Travel Info Available by Chat (Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. KST)

The JTO’s informative YouTube channel: Visit Jeju Global

And check out our Facebook & Instagram channels, too.

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