One of Korea’s most promoted destinations is–well, it was conceived as a tourist trap. We talk about the history of the island and other places to avoid down Korea’s Tourist Trap River.
Nami Island’s National Anthem “Island of the Sky”
Everyone in the lake, in the sky,
the crescent moon, water fog,
and becoming one with the rabbit and the duck.
Imagination breeds imagination.
Freedom breeds freedom
. Wind brings wind.
Mind calls heart.
On the land, on the water, everyone,
the land colored by moonlight and starlight
Become one with the trees and grass
Love gives birth to love
One gives birth to another
Song sings a song
Gestures call beckoning
Nami Island that I draw in my dreams
We are looking for everyone Everyone
lives here Everyone
Truth gives birth to truth
Nara gives birth to a country
Today calls for tomorrow
Everyone sings for tomorrow
Fairyland Naminara Fairyland Nami
Nanana Nanana Mimmimi Mimimi Nanana Nanana la la la la la la
Nami Island I draw in my mind Nami Island
I draw in my dreams
Incomplete list of Tourist Traps near Tourist Trap River
These are places that may have value to domestic tourists, but they are not what you’d fly all the way to Korea for–if you are interested in the culture of the country you’re visiting
- Any of the Rail Bikes
- Any of the amusement parks
- Petit France
- Edelweiss Swiss Theme Park
- Garden of Morning Calm
- Jade Garden
- Alpaca World
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