Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting
More from the street photography gallery here.
In response to the WPC Photo Challenge: Ambiance
Once upon a time, the Tokyo Tower was the main “tall structure you gotta see” when you visit Tokyo. It was built as a broadcasting tower and became the tallest free-standing tower in 1958, surpassing the Eiffel Tower in height. Of course 1958 was a long time ago and many more high-rise buildings have sprung up, challenging the broadcasting effectiveness of Tokyo Tower. Continue reading
In which we look at Selfies in Myeongdong and a moment in a café.
There are many skin-care shops in Myeongdong. This attractive wall of greenery is of course the facade for one such store. An unexpectedly popular attraction for photographs and selfies.
Coffee culture is very strong in Seoul. Or perhaps “cafe culture” is a more accurate description. 😉 There is no lack of atmospheric cafes and dessert shops for people to lounge in, drink stuff, munch stuff, do stuff, and look cool doing all that. In the streets of Myeongdong, such cafes abound everywhere. Hippies rejoice!
More to come – WY
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