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Sauna-goers Defy Cold on New Year’s

Posted February. 10, 2005 23:04,   


On February 10, the last day of the lunar holiday, many people crowded into a Korean-style fomenting room or Zzimjilbang in Buam-dong, Jongro-gu, Seoul to take a rest. The scene of sweating people in short sleeves and short pants was quite a contrast to the frozen artificial waterfall outside owing to freezing cold weather.

Young-Han Jeon scoopjyh@donga.com