(Yes I listened to The Suburbs while writing this post)
There’s a mountain in my backyard. Cheongmyeongsan mountain, so be specific.
Suwon is a city of one million, and Yeongtong is a lively neighborhood- full of lights, music and young people.
But just around the corner there’s a forest-
It smells like woods- aromatic, herbal, and nostalgic. I never expected to find this place in suburban South Korea.
But just through the trees, the sprawl remains-