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Foreign Media Mesmerized by Sinan’s Purple Island

Foreign Media Mesmerized by Sinan’s Purple Island

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Major media outlets in the U.S. have spotlighted South Korea’s all-purple island in Sinan, South Jeolla Province. On February 8, CNN introduced Banwol Island as a ‘photographer’s dream,’ posting eight photos of the island along with related travelling information. CNN explained how the island turned ‘purple’, describing the island’s [...]

Chapel on the Lake in Sinan County

Chapel on the Lake in Sinan County

SINAN, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Beautiful walkways have recently been paved along island villages on Gijeom and Soakdo slands, located in Shinan County, South Jeolla Province. The four islands, connected by bridgeways, built 12 chapels along the 12-kilometer route. Each chapel is named after one of Jesus’s twelve apostles, and built near viewing hotspots [...]

Sinan County to Create ‘Purple Isles’

Sinan County to Create ‘Purple Isles’

SINAN, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Sinan County in South Jeolla Province plans to turn Banwol Island and Parkji Island into ‘Purple Isles’ abundant with purple flowers and crops. The county planted 40,000 lavender plants to turn the islands purple. White cedar, empress trees, and other purple flowers and trees are being planted on the islands. [...]