I am in North Korea

Mid-April, I walked into North Korea,it is a both familiar and strange country for me. In addition, it is also full of mystery country.

In the North Korean Customs, we are told that cellphone and laptop can not be brought into North Korea.

The second largest city in DPR Korea Sinuiju,We took the train

to go to Pyongyang.The distance from Sinuiju to Pyongyang is 220KM,but the trains stop and go,we reached Pyongyang at last six hours later....

It seems that time flows backwards ....We seem to get back to China more than 30 years ago.No commercial advertising in Pyongyang,only the revolutionary placards and political posters.

All these have aroused my childhood memory....

I found Pyongyang is a very clean and neat city,there are many modern buildings here.April 15 is the DPRK's Sun Festival. Kim Il Sung's birthday. This is the birthday of Kim Il Sung 99 years.

It is a very important festival in DPR Korea.

This is my first day experience in DPR Korea.

Photo credits: Linqong.

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That is one big opportunity, and I am surprised that they allow you to take photos at all. Be safe and make sure you don't get caught.

As Maigi said: no advertising = great photo opportunity.



那儿现在能拍照片了??? - posted by Joe1971 on April 28, 2010

No, it was not free.相当部分片子都是偷拍的:)




No commercial advertising = lots of photo opportunities :))

Hi, Maigi, you are right,I think so:)


Great story, thanks for sharing! No commercial advertising = lots of photo opportunities :)) Great images!


thanks for sharing this with us. maybe my next trip stop will be there.


Great images and experience.:)


What an experience! You made great photos there! Good luck with them and thanks for sharing.




I went there with our government delegation.


Nice pictures, I feel strange that how can you bring DSLR into north Korea? And the security police will delete the pictures in your DSLR.


Don't forget, this country is still in a state of war,like Iraq and Afghanistan. The only thing of this country care is how to survive.Poor country,poor people.


No stranger to the scene.What is the development and progress?With the development of the so-called pursuit of our mind is full of impetuous!


Yep all experiences count! Good shots!


Very interesting. We are all the same under the skin whichever political system is in power. David.

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