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Autumn in the Land of Morning Calm

November 2, 2011

Arriving to Korea during an extended winter, experiencing a short spring and then suffering through a monsoon summer, autumn has been the only relief so far.   The most rain comes in the form of leaves falling from the trees, and the chilly breezes are welcome in stuffy classrooms.   Having never truly experienced an autumn with changing leaves, the colors seem so bright everywhere.  I jump on crunchy leaves like a child.  I look for leaf piles to roll into in an effort to make up for lost time.

During my recent roaming around Seoul I’ve snapped some pictures of the scenery.   If the leaves stay like this for longer, there may be more to come.

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Pictures above taken around Changdeokgung Palace and parts of Seoraksan National Park.

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  1. larry wray permalink
    November 18, 2011 12:50 am

    Great pictures , Ive always liked looking at the leaves up in Durango, pretty cool, hope you have a great thanksgiving, of course im not sure if they even celebrate it there, anyway, glad your settling in, wishing you all the best at all you do, take care and may God bless, peace out girl love larry

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