Korea University and Yonsei University annually celebrate a friendly rivalry. With the festivities of the once a year party called Yonkojun, students gather and mill throughout the streets to sing for their supper. All establishments from small bars to big franchises are fair game in the Halloweenesque act of cheering for free food and drink. Seoul, South Korea.
This is a picture of the establishments that come to life in the night. We see that there is a bar/restaurant on the left, billiards and singing on the right, and a Starbucks coffee shop. This is what keeps Seoul entertained. Seoul, South Korea.
This is the Korean traditional drumming originally used to keep the farmers spirits up. As time progressed, it was used more and more for other occasions. Seoul, South Korea.
This is the main gate to Nam Dae Mun Market, it is well known by Koreans as well as loved by foreigners. Seoul, South Korea
This bridge is a nice piece of architecture at the Engineering building in Yonsei University. Seoul, South Korea.
Pre-history Korea had a funeral service which required three large slabs of rock where the larger rock is placed on two others and over time, pushes the two below further and further apart. Below ground is where the body is buried. Usually the person buried there was of high status.
This is a pagoda at Pulkuksa temple. Kyongju, Korea.
Sinchon is an area of Seoul where the nightlife comes alive and where Yonsei University can be found. Seoul, South Korea.
This everyday treat is a sheet of seaweed wrapped around rice, pieces of spam, egg, radish, and other various things as chosen by the eater.
In the busy outdoor markets of Seoul one may find that though there are many shops, there is not a lot of variety. In order to survive as an establishment, one must do anything that it takes to reel in the customers. At this particular restaurant, they display their food outside so that a customer (foreigner) may know what they may want to buy in order to settle their stomachs. Seoul, South Korea.
This is the Yonkojun celebration. In this picture we see students from Yonsei University cheering for their team. Seoul, South Korea.
Not all of the classes for exchange students are in Korea. To learn the basics of Korean history, Introduction to Korean Studies touches on all areas related to Korea.
One of the school paid trips was to the mountains where exchange students rented a cabin and visited some of the gardens, which when seen from above is in the shape of South Korea.
This giant flag is made of artificial lotus flowers, the national flower and in front Independence Hall.
This was a Korean national pride rally during the Korean Independence celebration. Seoul, South Korea
In order to use the internet for free one can use the computer lab in the New Millennium Hall.
This is mild, sticky, cold noodle dish called Namyun. Seoul, South Korea.
This is a dumpling soup called mandugook. Seoul, South Korea.
Series of images chronicling the US involvement in China during the early part of the 20th century.
Primarily along the shores of Korea, there are rows upon rows of various stands selling all assortments of seafood. Each customer and can handpick which fish they want to take home to eat.
This detail shows the haste with which this type of object was made in the swerving double lines at the top and the splashed ink trees on the right.
This image shows how the artist carried the landscape scene around the pot, rather than simply create one on each side.
Larger teapot with white glaze and painted landscape scenery of mountains in the distance, pavilion in the foreground.
Bottom of Yixing teapot showing impression of seal.
Embroidered shoe worn by a female member of the Manchu ethnicity during the Qing era. As a rule, Manchu women did not bind their feet.