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Honour Guard practice at the War Memorial of Korea - Seoul, South Korea  

Honour Guard practice at the War Memorial of Korea - Seoul, South Korea

Tirelessly Repelling the Red Menace

November 4th 2011
Two years after my eight-day exploration of the surreal Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) it was time to visit their Southern neighbours, the Republic of Korea, and to compare the divergent paths of a region cleaved by politics and power. My arrival held a few nervous moments for evidence of my North Korean travels (in the form of entry and exit stamps from Dandong in China) co ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Panmunjom

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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