BEST WESTERN Premier Kukdo
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As the sun rose over the Sea of Japan, its rays lit the shores of the Korean Peninsular, and with it the hopes and dreams of our journey. The first port of call for most was the bathroom, and once the bidet had been navigated, we moved on to breakfast in the hotel. I was personally impressed by the range of foods on offer here. If you didn't try …
... of the place, and if I could read Korean, I could easily see myself camped out in there for a few hours. They charge entry fee based on time, so we paid a bit under $3 for an hour, and I got a latte and some of Korea's honeybread. I am gonna miss that stuff when I get back to Australia. It wasnt too expensive, totalling $20 for the two of us. Definately worth it for the experience and awesome honeybread. Also the cats too. Everybody loves ...
... the hut where the two countries meet for talks and this is where you technically stand in North Korea as the hut is positioned across the boundary. So this is where I have a photo of me, in North Korea standing next to a South Korean guard in his Taekwando pose but I’m not making this photo public as I don’t want the forces of Korea and the US combined descending on me on my little island in Fiji!
From the JSA we headed to the Bridge of ...
... the North Korean one is apparently nothing by a series of building shells set up specifically to make it look like there is a thriving village there.
After this there was a quick stop in the gift shop (capitalism at its finest, eh?) where I bought some North Korean wild grape wine. Apparently this would only be drunk by high ranking North Koreans and tourists, so I will be interested to get it back and see if it’s any good. I ...
... even if I want a cup of tea!) until I am dressed or its after 8am. Reasonable don't you think?
We are first at the gate for breakfast starting at 7am, where mum chooses roast pumpkin, ham smothered with mustard, chipolata and a hardboiled egg. Hhhmm. I think she will be working with the fruit and yoghurt tomorrow.
We head off at 8am to find things don't open till after 9am or even later. We walk and walk and walk, finding ...