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... from the watchers. Some of the group were more interested in the souvenir shop, so that’s where we all had to stay.
It is just four kilometres drive from Kaesong to the northern edge of the DMZ at Panmunjom, our major visit for the morning, and by hustling along the "Browns cows", we managed to make it right on time.
On the way, we can see the jointly-run Kaesong Industrial region off to the right. The Kaesong Industrial Region (KIR) is ...
... in North Korea were organised by Korea International Travel Company (KITC) the state-owned tourism bureau (plenty of layers, which always increases the cost of a trip. Total cost for 11 nights, 12 days, starting and ending in Beijing, including all accommodation, food, transport, tour guides etc, including two flights was A$4,650 each). We were going as a study tour, and would have ten days in the country, which is a lot longer than most tours which are usually about ...
... looks like a grand Chinese temple. It's a library.凱旋門： ; 60 m tall. Taller than France's. Has 1925, 1945 written on the columns.
There was a small column 友誼塔來紀 ;念中國的ক 5;願軍。永ī 83;塔： see ...
... with a big old SONY video camera. On the bus, there were many Koreans serving us: two Mandarin-speaking tour guides, one tour manager who introduced himself in English, one cameraman, Mr Kim from shenyang and a driver. The female tour guide (洪成桦）did all the talking beside translation. She is 26 and has a cute face. She's very good as a tour guide, giving many lively narrations of stories and singing.
... stop point on the outskirts to stop the riff raff coming into town.
When we got back to the Yanggakdo Hotel weirdly it was like being back home.
A couple of joining travellers joined us for dinner at a barbecue restaurant where they make the guests cook their own fat laden meat on a barbecue built into the table. With the quantum of food provided finding room on the table is always a challenge, add a hot barbecue and one is juggling ...
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