South Korea was formed with the creation of the 38th parallel in 1945 to separate the communist north from the democratic south. The Korean War that followed was a proxy for the Cold War between the USSR and United States. Seoul traces this history as well as deep Chinese influence in this long line and words, respectively.
Remember when film was used in cameras and « Kodak moments » were advertised on television? The moments it celebrated will always exist. One for me involved a digital camera in India. It was amazing how such a small instrument could spread big love.