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Oppa Lantern Time … Seoul Lantern Festival 2012

Lighting lanterns along a stream that runs through the middle of Seoul is a big thing.  Here is the route that runs through the city.


I ended up walking the entire length of the festival during the day …  however at night, it’s definitely pretty.




Getting into Seoul during this time was rather nice as I haven’t seen “lanterns” in stream before. That being said … I think you can only appreciate some of these lanterns during the day. I don’t know but some of these lanterns just seem super creepy, racist or just “different”.





To put this all in context … you will also see a sign for a restaurant, that goes something like this …

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Rishi Sankar is a Cloud HRMS Project Manager/ Solution Architect. Over the past 15+ years, he has managed to combine his overwhelming wanderlust with a desire to stay employed, resulting in continuing stints with 3 major consulting firms (IBM, Deloitte, Accenture). He documents his adventures around the world on "Ah Trini Travelogue" with pictures and stories from the road/tuk-tuk/camel/rickshaw. You can follow him on Twitter at @rishiray and on Facebook at "Ah Trini Travelogue . He doesn't like Chicken Curry but loves Curry Chicken and is always trying to find the perfect Trinidadian roti on the road. He also doesn't like cheese and kittens ... and definitely not together. E-mail from his blog is appreciated like a 35 yr old Balvenie at [email protected]

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