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The highlight today was staying at a new Ski resort.
It was off to see DPRK'S version of universal studio movie set. The film studio plot had houses and streets in the various Korean styles and some European houses. One could rent period costumes which a few did for a laugh.
The library is a magnificent picturesque building especially at night, today we got to go inside. The building has many study halls where one can borrow and read books. We ...
... the caretaker who was proudly showing it off. At the entrance of the park there were a number of animal statues in various , sometimes comical, poses.
In the afternoon we visited the US Atrocities museum in Sinchon. It is on the site where hundreds of locals died in the Korean War. The death of the local is now being used to politically maintain the rage against the so called US imperialists. By distorting the facts for political reasons I feel the site totally disrespect ...
... a good time.
At our hotel we had the option for clams. Behind one of our buildings all the raw clams were lined up, doused in petrol and set alight. When the clams were deemed cooked we circled the clams and got stuck into them washing them down with rice wine. The clams were nice but occasionally you got the taste of petrol. Maybe I needed more rice wine as it took a day to get rid of the taste of petrol, lucky I do not smoke. The clam bake was ...
... a delicious lunch. There were many school kids also have a picnic at the park.
It was then off to see where Kim Il Sung was born. It was very interesting to see not only this historical place but to see what houses were like at the time. We were keep to path and be respectful of the sacred site, but sure enough someone from another group wanders on to the grass assumable to get a different camera angle, this results in a local caretaker yelling.
... way back to China. Then in claims of victory for driving the US Imperialists back the current DMZ while forgetting to mention the vital help of 1,000,000+ Chinese.
We were told that in respect to the Korean War a US General said "Wrong War, Wrong Place, Wrong Time" implying that the US regretted facing up to the DPRK, but the quote referred to China not Korea.
Apparently some tourists get upset and loose it after visiting the ...