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... 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 ...
... 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.
... Pyongyang with the graves of those who fought for the independence of Korea.
After a brief stop at a department store with a wider selection of items we headed off to an orphanage where we were told to come back later, the kids are asleep. The children looked to be very well looked after and loved. The kids were excited to see us. In the main room full of play equipment some 5 or 6 year olds entertained us then came to us to pick them up. We all ...
... on each pillar with one side representing the south Koreans and the other the north Koreans. Needless to say that the images representing the north were more uplifting then those of the south. we all absolutely enjoyed right up amongst the patrons.
For lunch, we headed off to picnic ground near where Kim Il Sung was born for a barbecue, Korean style. Our lovely hostesses would barbecue various meats on skews at our picnic table. It was a lovely surrounding ...
... shown around the museum by a guide of the museum. I love how the guide always puts full emotion in the story telling. The museum seems to have redacted all unfavourable facts and spun the few remaining.
The museum plays up how the north early in the war held over 80% of Korea, supposedly when a unprepared South Korea invaded the militarised North. Skips the bit when US Imperialists and South Korea with help of 16 nations drove the north ...
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