THURSDAY, 11 AUGUST 2022
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The legendary women free divers of Jeju island in South Korea are called haenyeo. For centuries, the haenyeo have worked in the sea diving for creatures & treasures to sell in the markets. At their height, there were 23,000 haenyeo women on Jeju. The tradition is dying out, but many active haenyo can still be found in their 70’s and 80’s on Jeju.


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