Photo Album 2016 Day 153: Myeongdong Night And Korean Hotpot

In which we look at a night in colourful Myeongdong, and an equally impressive Korean hotpot, Jajang Tteokbokki.

Streets Of Myeongdong 2016: A Stroll In The Colourful NightStreets Of Myeongdong 2016: A Stroll In The Colourful Night
Nikon D610, 60mm, f/5.6, 1/60, ISO 1000

Myeongdong is even more crowded in the night than it is in the day – more people get off work, travellers generally leave shopping to the evenings, less sunny, etc. It is just natural to the human species that retail and F&B only get into full swing in the evenings (except Sundays ;)). More roadside carts selling street food pull onto the streets starting from the late afternoon. The neon signs on display add a lot of colour and ambiance to the night.
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Photo Album 2016 Week 19: Streets Of Myeongdong 2016 (1)

Streets Of Myeong-Dong 2016: Couple Enjoying The StreetsStreets Of Myeongdong 2016: Couple Enjoying The Streets
Nikon D610, 27mm, f/8, 1/160, ISO 100

I last visited Seoul in 2014. I was back again this year from mid-to-late April on a holiday. You would expect that things would not change much within two years. However, I was mistaken. To summarize, two years ago I thought Seoul was an impressive modern city – colourful, advanced, luxurious and extravagant (when you want to find it), rich with a unique blend of east-west ambiance, lots of shopping, all that good stuff.

I could not expect that within a space of only two years, all these things could get even more intense! More advanced, more colourful, more shopping, more luxurious and extravagant, more impressive, wow! Continue reading “Photo Album 2016 Week 19: Streets Of Myeongdong 2016 (1)”