Seoul Lantern Festival: Costumes and Drunkards May 13th 2010 These are photos from the all-day Lantern Festival that took up blocks in an already busy area of Seoul. There were crowds of people from various countries and the second I saw the diversity, I was in love. There's nothing that makes me happier than being surrounded by cultural hodgepodge.
Beautiful women dressed in traditional clothes urged us to experience a 1-hr temple stay (my friend ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Seoul » Jongno-gu Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more