Soldier Down! Fall Fireworks in Sardine Seoul

(1 week later… I didn’t realize that this entry was not published)

This past weekend, I and seven other folks dared to do what experienced foreigners choose not to do: attend the Seoul fireworks. What a night it was! Here is someone else’s experience with the fireworks. I really want you to see how packed the subway stations were.

On a regular day, Seoul already has a packed sardine can population. This particular night, it was sardine overload!

People were pushing their way into the subway trains. Korean security guards yelled to the crowd as the crowd tried to push the security out of the way. Honestly, it was funny as heck watching the little security guy (maybe 5’6″) try to block the train doors with his whole body while wailing and waving a green glowing stick.

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