“Internet centrist” on Sparkling Korea

February 11, 2008

Oh MY.. Namdaemun gate is on fire… (pics)

Filed under: Korea — fuga @ 2:14 am
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I’m watching the live on MBC (www.gnmbc.co.kr). Now it’s completely gone..

This is kinda shocking. FYI, the Namdaemun gate is literary the number 1 South Korean Treasure and simbol of seoul.

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[update] news clip
http://www.tagstory.com/video/video_post.aspx?media_id=V000156390

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Namdaemun gate

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Namdaemun gate

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and now…

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It used to look like these

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Before Japan(above)

During Japan(below)

During Japan

During Japan

1930

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1) Korea under China
2) Korea under Japan
3) Korea under the U.S.

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Recent years

2 Comments »

  1. i used to marvel at how koreans could burn just about anything. from mounds of rice husk to mounds of office chairs, the koreans in my town set these ablaze for warmth or to save the expense of carting them away. now this landmark.

    Comment by justinhahn — February 11, 2008 @ 8:11 am

  2. あらっ!!

    あらっ!!一時期更新されていないときがあったのでずっとみていなかったけど、“Internet centrist” on Sparkling Koreaさん更新しているようですね。脱亜論の翻訳などでForeign Dispatchesさんな…

    Trackback by — February 26, 2008 @ 7:17 am


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