Out ‘n’ about in Seoul

Gourmet ice-blocks - perfect for summer, but at about $4 each, not so perfect for your wallet.

Gourmet ice-blocks – perfect for summer, but at about $4 each, not so perfect for your wallet.

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I captured a moment between these two on my way home from work as the sun was setting. Yes, I work too late.

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Couples’ clothing started out as a t-shirt and/or cap…now it has evolved to include the whole outfit, apparently. I hope they don’t break-up because, damn, those Birkenstock sandals are hella expensive!

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Namedaemun Gate in central Seoul captured from the bus one night when it was raining.

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The cherry blossoms in Seoul are truly spectacular and really brighten the city and make it extremely pretty for about two weeks every spring.

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I had to go to one of Seoul’s giant hospitals recently and came across this…I thought it was kinda funny.

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On my way to work today I saw a girl taking her hamster for a walk. Other passersby thought it was cute. I thought she might’ve been making a statement about Korean society. Just sayin’.

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Training: don’t try this at home, folks.

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Buddha’s birthday – a time when beautiful, colorful lanterns line the sidewalks and temples.

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More lanterns…

I'm lucky to have a little temple in the forest behind my apartment to find solace in.

I’m lucky to have a little temple in the forest behind my apartment to find solace in.

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