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Thursday, June 24

Andong no sonata


This is me and Yoonsung in what was supposed to be a romantic picture. It was taken on a newly constructed pedestrian bridge in Andong that goes out to a gazebo in the middle of a small lake. People actually drive out here on cool summer nights to take a stroll to the gazebo...and back...and to the gazebo again. Shows you what a happening place Andong is. "Hey, let's drive out to the bridge and walk to the gazebo!" I think it was even made by the city with taxpayers' money. They sure seemed to be getting their money's worth: back and forth, back and forth...

I hope I don't sound too cynical. I'm quite the gazebo aficionado, actually.

The other popular hangout is Andong dam. Attractions include bad food, a vaguely socialist-looking statue of happy workers, and the dam itself. Actually, I can't remember the statue. It might have been a giant hammer or sickle or something. Looked like it was lifted straight from the streets of Pyongyang.

I hope I don't sound too cynical. I love dams.

12 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dam!(Damn?) You are cynical. But I don't like dams or gazebos either.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Nick, I hear what you're saying. I reckon what Andong could do with is a good Death Race course. Just an idea...

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Been a while since the last post. Where are you Nick?

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