Buildings, bowing & bowling. First night in the DPRK.

  En route to the city the buildings we passed were on average ten stories high, in a standard issue soviet housing style, usually grey, but occasionally pale green or brighter colours. We saw very few people, and those we did were generally dressed in grey coats, head down, shuffling forward quickly, as I would …

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Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Part 1.

Itโ€™s been almost three years since I went to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and as I still get asked about it frequently I thought I should finally get around to writing about the trip. And hopefully, at some point in the not too distant future politically, economically and socially it will be …

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