The Golden Autumn in South Korea

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Hope my previous posts did not convey the impression that the fall foliage in South Korea are all red, orange and pink only.DSCF3335
In our trip, we did see a lot of fall foliage which are yellow or even golden in color.DSCF3334
Everywhere there are lots of Gingko and other trees which gave an impression of a Golden Autumn.DSCF3333

The following is a poem by a Chinese scholar, translated into English:

I like spring, but it is too young. I like summer, but it is too proud.
So I like best of all autumn, because its leaves are
a little yellow, its tones mellower, its colors richer, and it is tinged
a little with sorrow. Its golden richness speaks not
of the innocence of spring, nor of the power of summer, but
of the mellowness and kindly wisdom of approaching age.
It knows the limitations of life and is content
.
Lin…

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