Snap de la semaine: Namdaemun Market, Seoul

| July 30, 2009 | 0 Comments
ginsengroot Snap de la semaine: Namdaemun Market, Seoul

Ginseng root at Namdaemun Market in Seoul, South Korea. Namdaemun means 'Great South Gate,' and was the main southern gate to the old city. The market is one of the oldest continually running markets in South Korea. The streets in which the market is located were built in a time when cars were not prevalent, so the market itself is inaccessible by car.

Kathryn and Daniel will post a ‘Snap de la semaine’ irregulary, but at a rate of one per week. It is an original photo not otherwise on the site—it might be fresh from our camera, a new scan of some old film, a product of our fooling around with Photoshop, or a file from the archive that we haven’t posted yet.

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For nearly ten years now, Daniel of Two Go Round-The-World has explored how travel captures our imagination and engages our deepest emotions. One half of the duo that maintains the widely read Two Go Round-The-World blog, Daniel treats his subjects not only as works of art but also as symbols of the cultural and political forces that inspire them. His latest book, The Physics of Flocking, gathers his favourite writing featured over the past two years on Two Go Round-The-World in columns like 'Looking Back' and 'The Whole Picture'—along with new reflections.

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