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Military presence in Cheorwon  

Military presence in Cheorwon

Peeking into North Korea (Cheorwon, South Korea)

October 12th 2008
(Day 191 on the road) Cheorwon, about 2 hours north-east of Seoul and right at the border with North Korea, is very much off the beaten path for western tourists. It is one of the few points in the country where you can get a glimpse into the North Korean territory through the famous Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), and take a walk through one of the tunnels North Korea had dug in preparation of a ... read more
Asia » South Korea » DMZ

Korean Flag Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more
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