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Good clean fun at the Boryeong Mud Festival

Lee Jae-Won / Reuters

A tourist reacts as he plays in mud during the opening day of the Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon beach in Boryeong, about 190 km (118 miles) southwest of Seoul, on July 14. About 2 to 3 million domestic and international tourists visit the beach during the annual festival, according to the festival organisation.

JEON HEON-KYUN / EPA

Festival visitors are covered with mud during the 15th Boryeong Mud Festival on Daecheon beach in Boryeong City, 190km west of Seoul, South Korea, on July 15. During the festival period, tourists flock to the area to experience the beneficial properties of the Boryeong mud, as well as for entertainment. Fully immersed in the mud, visitors enjoy mud wrestling, mud sliding and even swimming in the mud mega tub. Boryeong Mud Festival runs from July 14 until the 24.

JEON HEON-KYUN / EPA

Festival visitors are covered with mud during the 15th Boryeong Mud Festival on Daecheon beach in Boryeong City, 190km west of Seoul, South Korea, July 15 2012.

 

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