Select Images from the April 2013 North Korea Trip

Presenting 15 (+1.. 16!) of the more interesting photos I pulled out of my huge archive of pictures from the 2013 North Korea trip. There’s a lot more pictures left to post, but these are just a few of the ones that seemed to jump out at me. Please wait while this page loads.
 
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A waitress serves DPRK party members in a busy restaurant.
 
 

New buildings in Pyongyang.
 
 

Our government guides take photos of us.
 
 

An upscale North Korean watches people with a cigarette.
 
 

A girl from the industrial city of Kaesong poses for me.
 
 

A Pyongyang traffic girl and a rundown truck.
 
 

Members of a wedding party.
 
 

Myself posing with two guards on the DMZ.
 
 

A woman at the Pyongyang bowling alley around 8 PM at night.
 
 

Farmers somewhere to the north
 
 

A man attends a class in the Great People’s Study Hall
 
 

A woman attends a class in the Great People’s Study Hall
 
 

A military cycle on the streets of Pyongyang
 
 

A crowd assembles in Kim il-Sung Square
 
 

Juche Tower rises above the city.
 
 

The Pyongyang skyline.

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  1. woah you went to north korea? i always wanted to go there. wasn’t it hard to get there?

  2. Hi Elin, it was until they lifted some restrictions in 2011, now it’s possible to get in with tour companies that usually operate offices around Beijing. I had planned it quite a few months in advance and it was a bit costly but worth it.

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