Yalu River Hotel

No.87 JiuWei Road, Zhenxing District, Dandong, Liaoning, 118000, China | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by jonnyanddonna

I'm struggling to articulate my thoughts on North Korea and rather than write a feeble minded review I thought I'd leave a placeholder here The only reason I bother is so that the blogs make chronological sense. I'll edit this into a proper blog at some time. In the meantime read our next blog about the great ...

Why Hello, North Korea

A travel blog entry by jfegler


... don't. Our group did take a boat tour of the North Korean riverside where we just boated along the river and looked into the country. Guards were clearly visible on the other side and would warn you with pointed guns if you were doing something they didn't like. One of my classmates has a pretty fantastic photo of one such warning. After the boat ride we went to the China/North Korea friendship bridge. Next to ...

A Visit to the Border

A travel blog entry by timinharbin


... br> The first place we stopped was the Broken Bridge, a bridge between China and North Korea that the Americans bombed during the Korean War. The Chinese saw this as an attack on them and used it as a part of their justification for their involvement in the Korean War. In front of the bridge are two statues of typical socialist fashion, although I am not quite sure of their meaning, as I cannot read Chinese.
Next, we went to the Great ...

The Great Wall at last

A travel blog entry by pecoffd

... when it came to building steps. They go from three inches tall to around two feet tall. There were a few sections where I relied on my arms pulling me up by the railings as much as on my legs hoisting me up the steps.

After leaving the wall we fittingly had another large meal at a Korean restaurant. We then headed back home to Dalian, away from border patrols and ancient wall.

Dandong... or a tale of Borders and Walls

A travel blog entry by pecoffd

... border. For a moment I thought that for all I knew, someone could be pulling my leg and say that some random stretch of land was Korea,when in fact it was still part of the vastness of China. It is such a strange sensation to look across a thin stretch of river and know that I am looking at the forbidden zone of North Korea. A location that until a few months ago it had never even crossed my mind that I might see.



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