Lovely skies over Seoul this evening, and I was fortunate to have my camera with me. For the full write-up about Gwanghwamun Gate and its many ups and downs, check out my post written after the gate was restored to its original condition in 2010.
OK, so coming home from work Friday, I noticed they’d turned on the fountain for Gwanghwamun Square. I guess that means it’s finally spring. The yellow dust in the air simply confirmed it. To mark the arrival of this joyous season, I took the camera for an evening walk in Gwanghwamun, the heart of Seoul’s [...]
After a lengthy restoration process, Gwanghwamun Gate — the main entrance of Gyeongbokgung Palace and a major downtown landmark — was finally unveiled to the public yesterday, the Liberation Day holiday. The Cultural Heritage Administration brought in some heavy hitters for the restoration, including calligraphic engraving master Oh Ok-jin (Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 106) [...]