Travel Blogs from Pyongyang
This replaces a previously 'holding' entry I had here. The earlier fixed rule about not writing about our visit got progressively more lax as the week progressed. Hence I can share a heck of a lot.
This 5 day visit to North Korea has been far and away the most interesting place I have ever visited. No contest at all. Many places in the …
And so the day to leave North Korea finally arrived. Just to make a full circle, we had come to Pyongyang on a cloudy day, and now we were leaving on a cloudy day. Everything else in between was gorgeous.
Before checking out from the hotel, I had to do one more last thing. I still owed Michael those 42 yuan from two days before, and I w...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsYanggakdo Hotel Pyongyang
Stayed here for the duration of our trip to North Korea. It is a 47 floor hotel for international guests on an island in the middle of the city. Seems that the guests are made up of foreign government officials, tourists and arms dealers. Mystery surrounds the place, including rumours of wifi internet being available "somewhere outside" and lots of mystery floors on which the lift doors open to complete darkness. Every meal is taken in the revolving restaurant on the top floe
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