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The only activity for our last day is to visit the famed
underground. We took pictures and videos like crazy. There was a very
polluting power point near to the metro station where we entered. It
was like there was a fire (but no flame, lots of smoke).
ceiling lights at the metro platforms were very pretty. They had
newspaper in ...
The breakfast this morning was sumptuous. we were told to eat more since we won't have anything until dinner in Chosin (朝鮮). The flight to Pyongyang was not full. They gave out magazines of 今日朝鮮 and we all got one. The air hostess is very pretty but they didn't let us
take pictures. We tried to take group photos even under that situation. We snatched all the air sickness bag thinking these are our ...
... I was disappointed to find out another passenger has requested raw fish, so instead on the deliciously cooked fish we got a raw whole fish with strips of the body cut up for chop sticks. The fish moved and looked at you when guys picked off the flesh. With the trend to supply way too much food, the restaurant also supplied the best calamari so I was happy.
Then it was through the 10km tunnel and on the 4 hour drive to Pyongyang. There is ...
... We had access to all the Chinese TV stations and many international news channels. It seemed we were the only guests in this large hotel and there were more staff on hand then guests. They offered to open the health club with swimming pool at 11:30 pm. There were signs like brown water in taps indicating the rooms may not have had many guests recently. It was such a shame we arrived here late and were leaving early. We could have hiked the now green ski slopes.
... apparently the highest ranking, was working on a 2m x 3m landscape with traditional Korean brushes. He was well into the 45 days it typically takes to complete.
It was then on to Juche Tower, where up on the 8th floor we had a 360 view over Pyongyang.
Our last stop before dinner was at the Golden Lane Bowling for a game of 10 pin bowling. It has been years since I played. The power went off a couple of times which benefitted me. It was great fun.