This weekend is Chuseok in Korea, the American equivalent of Thanksgiving since it coincides with the autumn harvest.  The calendar gives three red days off: one to travel to meet your extended family, a second to celebrate, and a third to return home. Eating and drinking to excess is a must.  Thankfully, the traditional hanbok/한복 is not tight fitting.

Chuseok begins with a ritual meal to feed ancestors.

That same day, the family goes to the burial site (묘) to clean and honor ancestors.

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