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When Dianne came across a tour to North Korea, we decided to investigate further, as we weren't even really aware that tourists went to North Korea.
After talking to the tour leader, who'd been there seven times, we decided to sign up, and we ended up with eleven other Australians plus the tour leader. The tour was organized …
... gardening, which reminded us of our conversation with the schoolchildren in Pyongyang on Friday.
Our first stop of the day was at the Koryo Museum, Kaesong, another of the sites making up the UNESCO World Heritage listing for Kaesong. (Sungyangwan Academy) The museum, which details the history of the Koryo Dynasty, including the role played by Kaesong as its capital city, is built in a beautiful compound of buildings that was originally a Confucian institute ...
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 ...
... roads. It was several hours drive on bumpy roads, time to show my photos to our lovely female guide "So Hyoung" and watch the start of a movie.
When we arrived at our accommodation, I think the universal comment was "wow!". The DPRK are wanting to attract more tourists and have built a ski resort that looked absolutely magnificent brilliantly lit up. Our rooms and décor were the best we have come across. The restaurant was nicely partitioned with ...