08 September 2011

Hyeopja Smoke Mound

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Near the All In House on Jeju Do island (South Korea) you can find the Hyeopja Smoke Mound. Smoke mounds were used as a kind of communications network to deliver messages around the island. There are 38 smoke mounds on Jeju Special Self-Governing Province. During the day or evening smoke was used to warn of enemy invasions and emergencies. When it was cloudy or rainy, the mound keeper had to ran in order to deliver the news.

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The view around the smoke mound.

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