Good Morning Pyongyang by Shan Shan Kao
May28

Good Morning Pyongyang by Shan Shan Kao

by Shan Shan Kao

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Pyongyang Life
May28

Pyongyang Life

Only recently have tourists been allowed to bring cameras and mobile phones into North Korea and photograph Pyongyong residents. by Shan Shan Kao A North Korean child skates in full gear at a rollerblade park in Pyongyang. by Joanna Wong A North Korean wears a rare double-breasted suit at the Kaeson Youth Park. by Yupina Ng Younger North Koreans often wear light colours, unlike the adults. by Alice Wan Buses are one of the major forms...

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Pyongyang Metro
May28

Pyongyang Metro

The Pyongyang metro has hundreds of thousands of riders a day, North Korea says. One defector said people are afraid to take it because of frequent power cuts.Train stations are ornately decorated similar to the Moscow metro. The Pyongyang metro is one of the deepest in the world.   by Annie Lee Metro passengers in Pyongyang read the newspaper. More than 100 meters deep, some of the stations are modeled on the ornate Moscow Metro...

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Art
May28

Art

By Annie Lee The propaganda posters and exclamative red signs illustrate enduring love for the deceased presidents. The music praises the nation and the contribution of the leaders by Mari Chow by Annie Lee A spotlight crowns the portrait of Kim II-sung, in the middle, of a mural in the metro, showing the nation's godlike perception of their former leader. by Annie Lee Vivid propaganda posters are ubiquitous on the broad sidewalks in...

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Food
May28

Food

by Joanna Wong by Joanna Wong Our tour group eats dinner in green-lit BBQ duck restaurant. by Joanna Wong On the flight to Pyongyang, Air Koryo serves a cold hamburger wrapped with lettuce. by Joanna Wong The hotpot dinner includes a dish of bread and cake, a dish of pork and vegetables, an egg and kimchi. by Joanna Wong Kimchi is one of the most popular dishes in Korea, North and South. by Joanna Wong Naengmyeon cold noodle soup is...

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