Pothonggang Hotel

Ansang-dong, Pyongyang, Korea Dem Peoples Rep | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Ansang-dong, Pyongyang, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    Travel Blogs from Pyongyang

    Kumgang and back to Pyongyang

    A travel blog entry by alister.bland on Aug 11, 2014

    ... are. Then it was a 4km hike up the canyon to the actual falls. Beautiful mountain river, cataracts, cascades and pools all the way up the canyon. An easy enough walk as there was a very well maintained path all the way (with a few people even sweeping up the leaves on the path!!! Many people seem to be doing non essential jobs here) Lunch was in a restaurant after we returned to the starting point of our walk. ...

    Further east

    A travel blog entry by alister.bland on Aug 09, 2014


    ... bus. ( I was with a Chinese tour group - me and 10 Chinese - can you believe that? Me with a Chinese tour group). We were immediately driven to the Mansudae Grand Monument (a giant bronze statue of President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il). We then had to form a line and take a bow. Impressive statues as were the statues either side depicting the "fight for justice". Good views over the city. After that we were allowed to catch the subway for one stop ( with local people and our ...

    The Korean War, but not as you know it...

    A travel blog entry by chloecd on Jun 30, 2014

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    ... a lot of guards looking very bored. There was no one on the southern side as apparently they stagger tourist trips so that there is no chance for escape - not that any of us would get very far, our passports were taken off us at the beginning of the trip, and will be given back when we leave. We drove back to the entrance of the DMZ where all of the North Koreans had to get off the bus and collect their travel permits before we began the journey back to Pyongyang. The ...

    Leaving the DPRK

    A travel blog entry by richardcowley on Sep 24, 2013

    ... laugh between ourselves with out having to worry about other random strangers in the group. For me the people made this tour what it was. Everyone was good fun and no one tried to push the boundaries with our guides.

    The airport being the same terminal for departures and arrivals was an easy process although no stamp in your passport maybe it's not the best thing to have a North Korean visa I. Your ...

    Playing football in North Korea

    A travel blog entry by richardcowley on Sep 23, 2013

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    ... the only one ever to play against a professional team.

    The team we were playing against were in the premier league in North Korea, although not one of the top clubs they were sill of course a very good team.

    After another not so delicious breakfast we headed out with our guides to do the sight seeing thing, as you do!

    Off on our tour bus we headed out to see the Mandsuade Grand Monument which consisted of the 2 bronze statues of the ...