Bucket List 196: North Korea!

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Country 7/196: North Korea. One of the most reclusive, unstable and unwelcoming destinations on earth – or is it? Yes, it absolutely is. Having said that, I would be lying if I said that I didn’t have a slightly morbid fascination with the place – what is life really like in the self-contained and mysterious north? Well, not wanting to line the pockets of the brutal regime, I had to make-do with a day trip to the most heavily-militarized border in the world in order to get an all too brief a glimpse of the most captivating of nations.

The Road Travelled

Tales From North Korea

I’m a Little Despot, Short and Stout

October 15th, 2016 Jack Noah Rees I left you last at the infamous blue meeting rooms of the Joint Security Area (or JSA), having spent the morning hopping between North and South Koreas and taking photos with stern-looking border guards. Our group was then shown towards the North Korean gift shop, where all manner of legally-acquired northern merchandise was up for…

Live Fast Die Jong

October 14th, 2016 Jack Noah Rees North Korea. One of the most reclusive, unstable and unwelcoming destinations on earth - or is it? Yes, it absolutely is. Having said that, I would be lying if I said that I didn't have a slightly morbid fascination with the place - what is life really like in the self-contained and mysterious north? Well,…

 

Photos

Country: 7/196     Visited: Autumn ’16

 

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