Read the ramblings of a middle-aged American teacher, writer and soccer coach teaching English in Seoul, South Korea since August, 2008. Expect entries on education, lesson planning, politics, soccer, food, culture ... and travel
Today was a fine day for a visit to Yunjungno, the avenue that circles Korea's National Assembly building on Yeouido--teeming with sights such as the above. The air was crisp, the sky blue, the slightest of breezes drifted across the Han River, the sightseers roamed twenty abreast and a thousand deep, with as my blogger pal GBSTW! put it, "nary an elbow thrown".
Along the first third or so of the promenade, one sidewalk is devoted to displaying sculptural or free-standing artworks. The theme seems to be that the works must be largely comprised of natural objects like flowers, leaves and branches (not from cherries, though) placed in some kind of relationship to glass or metal. Below are some of the more interesting examples:
Well, enough of that. Now back to the stars of the show, a few more shots of cherry blossoms.