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An elegant local guide at the Pohyon Temple - Mt Myhongyang, North Korea  
   

An elegant local guide at the Pohyon Temple - Mt Myhongyang, North Korea

Anxious Times at the Border

September 12th 2009
After being awakened to many aspects of North Korea - the passionate pursuit of a military policy and panegyrics about the Great Leader being two examples - there were more revelations as we concluded our North Korean odyssey. One was the extremely proud nature of the North Korean people. This extended to a great pride about their history, and they make great efforts to preserve and display thei ... read more
Asia » North Korea » Pyongyang

Korean Flag An independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium, Korea was occupied by Japan in 1905 following the Russo-Japanese War; five years later, Japan formally annexed the entire peninsula. Following World War II, Korea was sp... ... read more
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