If you’ve ever wanted to go back to being a kid and join in a giant mud fight, then here’s your chance. From July 14 to 24 2012, the South Korean city of Boryeong, on the country’s central west coast, plays host to the Boryeong Mud Festival - one of the biggest mud festivals in the world.
The festival will take place on Daecheon Beach and feature such mud-based activities as mud wrestling, mud sliding and even mud swimming. Those with plenty of energy left over can join in the marine mud training course, while others can relax with a mud massage. Each evening the festival culminates in fireworks, music and dancing on the beach.
Boryeong is well known for its excellent quality of mud, and it is said to be excellent for your skin too. So while you’re wrestling about in the mud, you can be thinking about the beautifying effects it will have on your body too.
The area around Boryeong is also known for its natural beauty of striking mountains, wide beaches and archipelago of 78 islands.
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