Finding Bliss in South Korea’s Damyang Bamboo Forest

Look up through the bamboo at the Juk Nok Won Bamboo Forest in Damyang, South Korea.

Sitting just outside of Gwangju, in South Korea’s southwestern corner, is the small town of Damyang. The town itself would be fairly indistinguishable from the myriad of other small Korean villages except for a small corner of the town featuring towering bamboo stalks, some reaching over 20 meters tall. The Damyang Bamboo Forest, or Juknokwon … Read more