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[photo] out the subway window

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[photo] out the subway window

Postby hyunwoo » December 9th, 2008 12:45 am

강남에 가는 길이었어요.

I was on my way to 강남 (gangnam) the other day and was on the 지하철 (subway) - and as you probably know if you've already been to Seoul, 2호선 (Line no. 2) runs a large portion of its path overground. So you get to see a lot of Seoul while you're still in the subway :)

그런데 지하철이 중간에 섰어요.

And on that particular day, for some reason, the subway train stopped in the middle of two stations :) So I was just looking out the window, and took this photo.

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It looks warm in the photo but actually it was FREEZING outside on that day :D

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Postby Chris1 » December 9th, 2008 1:14 am

I was in Korea mid-December a couple years ago, so it was -10C the entire time. From all of my pictures, you would certainly think it's summer. It's quite interesting how Korea can do that. Good picture, though!

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Postby shanshanchua » December 10th, 2008 4:41 am

Being in Singapore now where it's an average of 30 deg C whole year round, I actually miss living in a temperate country.. but maybe not -10deg!

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Postby hyunwoo » December 10th, 2008 10:05 am

영하 10도는 너무 추워요 ^^ ;;

그런데 지금은 조금 덜 추워요. It's a little less cold these days :)

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Postby Taliana » December 12th, 2008 2:25 pm

That looks so high up @__@

Nice picture though, I like seeing the things other people can see, even if it's just something very "everyday"ish.

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Postby hyunwoo » December 12th, 2008 3:47 pm

I love taking and sharing these kind of photos too ;)

If I had more time I would be posting a photo every hour haha :D

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Postby Taliana » December 12th, 2008 4:17 pm

Do it! Forget everything I ever said about you needing more sleep~

Don't you ever feel silly though, taking photos of random things? I wanted to take some photos the other day but felt too selfconscious to even get my camera out >__> I thought everyone would look at me and think I was crazy.

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Postby erich » December 14th, 2008 3:36 am

Taking harmless everyday-ish photos is not always that easy. One day I took a photo of the entrance of a building site. Not 5 seconds later, one security gard of that site caught up with me and asked me to delete the photo.

I didn't want to argue, so I did erase that photo. But I was wondering whether this guy was just making himself look important and powerful or if it's really forbidden. I know that usually taking photos of military stuff is not allowed, but a construction site??? And usually, in places where you are not allowed to take photos, there are signs everywhere informing you about this.

Some insights anyone?

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Postby javiskefka » December 16th, 2008 12:07 am

Yeah, I've heard about people being hassled for taking pictures of buildings. I think it's ridiculous. Maybe it's better to get a telescope lens for taking pictures in the city, so that you're far enough away that security guards can't bother you :lol: .

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Postby Taliana » December 16th, 2008 10:21 am

HAHAHAH javis that's such a sneaky idea XD

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Postby hyunwoo » December 17th, 2008 1:25 am

Erich, I think it's ridiculous that the guy stopped you and told you to delete the photo. Just like you said, a construction site isn't a place where it's prohibited to take photos. I guess he was just being mean.... :evil:

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Re: [photo] out the subway window

Postby hangukluv » January 5th, 2009 11:00 am

hyunwoo wrote:강남에 가는 길이었어요.


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아~~ 난 알아~~ its near 건대~ (between 뚝섬and건대입구)
맞아??
나 매일 아침 지하철 타는데...

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Postby hyunwoo » January 5th, 2009 3:02 pm

:) 맞아요! ㅋㅋ

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