GAME ON AS PLANNED IN PYONGYANG

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Stadium Pyongyang North Korea

These are photos from a domestic football match I attended at the great leader stadium in Pyongyang. I was lucky to attend (I don’t believe it’s a super-common tourist stop) and I am grateful for the experience.  Read more

NORTH KOREA’S YOUTH HERO HIGHWAY

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Youth Hero Highway North Korea

These weird looking, yet oddly beautiful trees caught my attention while driving the length of The Youth Hero Highway from Pyongyang to Nampo. Both of my handlers had dozed off, and I had my headphones plugged into my phone, meaning I could sneak a few photos through the window without making a sound.  Read more

THE PYONGYANG METRO

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metro escalator Pyongyang

These are photos from the Pyongyang Metro, reportedly one of the deepest metros in the world.  Read more

THE PAEKSONG FOOD FACTORY OF NORTH KOREA

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Factory workers North Korea

When we arrived for our scheduled tour at the Paeksong Food Factory in Pyongsong, I was SHOCKED to learn that just FIVE MINUTES earlier, the factory had unexpectedly lost power, forcing it to close, and send ALL 5,000 employees home. We’d still be allowed inside, but there’d be no people to see, and nothing working.  Read more