traveled to anpyeong in northeastern busan on an automated train.
countryside. greeted by puppies.
road to jangsan.
old mound graves of ancient koreans hidden under crusty leaves.
found a temple and its guardians in the wilderness. 안적사.
counted the steps. they were not 108.
found the croissant-shaped egg sacs of the korean salamander
and the spring batch of other amphibians.
saw men and women foraging for spring snacks in the short grass. 쑥 mugwort.
saw the boulder fields of jangsan and the towers of dalmaji.
photo essays from the atlantic. part of a ww ii series:
The Savage State
The Arcadian State
The Consummation of Empire
the course of empire
On display at New-York Historical Society
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