The rooftops at Kyungbok Palace were shaped to mimic and continue the slope of the mountain behind it. Man-made buildings and nature living in harmony. A juxtaposition of sorts.
My contribution to this week’s photo challenge? A montage of “pink moments” where pink is a little broadly defined.
Towards the end of a day of sightseeing, a conference colleague and I were returning back to our respective hotels. On the way, we almost tripped over a beat-up looking box.
Living in Central Asia, the Silk Road is frequently referenced in different ways… tourism, trade, politics, etc. Putting these two things together, it’s become a side project of mine to learn more about how Korea became a part of the rambling Silk Road trade routes.
Before the beginning of the school year, I stopped over in Seoul to spend some time with family. As it happens, the Midwest had one of the hottest summers on record this year and wouldn’t you know it, so did Korea. Wow – was it hot. Amidst hanging out with family and meeting up with …