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    Bongeunsa Temple – 봉은사 (Gangnam, Seoul)
    November 3, 2014, No comments

    Hello Again Everyone!! Bongeunsa Temple was first established in 794 A.D. by the monk, Yeonhoei, and it was first known as Gyeongseongsa Temple. Later, in 1498, under Queen Jeonghyeon (1462-1530), the temple was refurbished…

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    Namsan’s Yellow Leaf Road
    October 31, 2014, No comments

    Everything has been turning yellow around me. The Gingko trees along the Hannam-dong lane in my neighborhood. The buses running up and down Namsan.  I haven’t really gone out these days to take autumn photos,…

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    Boys over Flowers: Namdaemun’s Secret Garden
    October 28, 2014, No comments

    I have only been to one flower shop in Seoul; the one in my Hannam-dong neighborhood in the Yongsan District from where I bought a couple of plants for my apartment when I moved in for the first time. I actually don’t…

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    7 Places to be Dazzled by Fall Foliage in Korea
    October 22, 2014, No comments

    단풍 (Danpoong) – the Korean word for the changing of the leaves In September, the grey skies, choking humidity and stifling temperatures of summer finally surrender to cloudless, cobalt skies and crisp air. It’s…

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    Gimje Horizon Festival
    October 17, 2014, No comments

    The summer heat is finished and the beauty of fall is upon us.  As blues skies open up and cool weather sets in a peaceful time of year begins. Something that goes hand and hand with this autumn is Festival Season in Korea.…

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    Autumn Colors at the National Museum of Korea
    October 14, 2014, No comments

    The National Museum of Korea is just in my neighborhood. And every morning, as I ride the Blue Bus 400, I pass by its monumental structure, where a few passengers get off. These passengers must be working in the Museum.…