Sunday, May 9, 2010

MaeHwa Park in Bloom

This is the small park next to my building; I visit frequently for some fresh air and sunshine during the appropriate times of year. Spring is, of course, the most colorful time, and right now the azaleas are in bloom:

In addition to azaleas and some Chinese apricots (which is what maehwa means), there are stands of bamboo, and a lone peony shrub:

I have written about this little patch of green before (just click on Maehwa Park in the label cloud at right); you cannot travel more than a few blocks in Seoul's residential areas without stumbling across one of these postage stamp parks.

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