Foto Friday: Encouragement from Seoul, South Korea

Foto Friday: Encouragement from Seoul, South Korea

As we celebrate the Winter Olympics in South Korea, I wanted to share a pic from one of my many visits to this beautiful country. This pic was taken in the Gyeongbokgung Palace complex in Seoul and when you stand at this spot and look at the temple and the mountains it’s quite breathtaking.

Be sure to click the pic so you can see it full size for max effect.

Although I could be wrong, I believe the name of this area of the palace complex translates to “Causeway and Encouragement.”

I believe the little temple on the island is called “Kwon Wonjung” and that it was built by King Gojong.

According to the official palace guidebook, if I understand it correctly, the bridge crossing the valley setup is intended to ‘take in the mind’ by the ‘fragrance of the beauty.’ I’m sure the translation is lacking but the thought is wonderful, isn’t it?

I wonder, what could we achieve in the world if we all took a moment to appreciate the beauty that is all around us and we encouraged others with it?

Did you enjoy this article?

If so, take a quick sec and…

  1. Share this page with a friend so they can benefit too
  2. Share your wisdom – did you have a similar experience or great photo to share? Drop me a line below and tell us about it.
  3. Follow my blog and let’s stay connected – we can help each other reach new heights.

Let’s talk again soon!

1 thought on “Foto Friday: Encouragement from Seoul, South Korea”

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Never Miss a TipSubscribe to our Free Weekly E-Newsletter

Get my tips by email and read them at your leisure.

As a bonus for subscribing you’ll get a bunch of cool freebies too, including...

  • That Helpful Dad's Step-by-Step Guide to Watching TV Online
    • Bonus: includes The Channel Comparison Guide as seen in our YouTube Vids!
  • Time Management Productivity Cheat Sheet
  • The 10 Commandments of Solomon
  • That Helpful Dad's Essential Guide to Awesomeness e-book