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Batheing in Busan, Busan, South Korea travel blog

Batheing in Busan

A travel blog entry by rolandandlizzie

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We arrived in a very wet and windy Busan on Saturday night excited for round 2 in this city. On the flight there had been talk of 'a big night out' seeing as it was Saturday but a combination of the weather and the fact that neither of us are big ...

Misty Mountains and Little Brown Soldiers, Kumgangsan, Korea Dem Peoples Rep travel blog

Misty Mountains and Little Brown Soldiers

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... buses, some 90 foreigners in all, and waiting outside my bus, I chattered absently with a tour guide, distracted by the North Korea soldier standing a few metres away, and mesmerized by the portrait of Kim Il Sung--still head of state 12 years after his ...

Hiking In The Hermit Kingdom, Kumgangsan, Korea Dem Peoples Rep travel blog

Hiking In The Hermit Kingdom

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... foreign investment in North Korea, Hyundai's Kumgangsan tourist region is one of Pyongyang's highest currency generators. Despite North Korea's devout anti-American sentiment, the US dollar rules in Kumgangsan. Whisked from the hotel compound and onto a ...

Dark Side Of The Earth, Kumgangsan, Korea Dem Peoples Rep travel blog

Dark Side Of The Earth

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... visit to the DMZ and the hiking tour of Kumgangsan, the next stop is Pyongyang. Why am I so fascinated by North Korea? I'm not ideologically sympathetic. I find Kim Jong il and his regime repellent. It's more about my own curiosity and desire to know. ...