My guidesOctober 12, 2015 in North Korea ⋅ ⛅ 4 °C
From left to right:
-Mr Ri, translator (university student of foreign affairs, 22 years old); Mr Ko, main guide and responsible; the Folk Park woman; me; Mr Ri (No 2), driver and funny guy.
Overall I was so glad when I was able to board the plane back to Beijing, out of this very interesting but also very weird and propagandistic country. While I met some nice people in the touristic sector, others on the street always stared at me. One older guy even accused me of being an "international spy" (in English!). ;-)
To sum up, I lost my faith that the two Korean countries can reunite during my lifetime. The two mentalities are just too dissimilar.Read more