Compared to the visits on Lenin in Moscow and Mao in Bejing, the trip to the Great Leader was REALLY impressive. Not many foreign tourists (we saw 5 others), but huge crowds of locals who paid the final respectes to him. The got not by themselves, but the trips have been orginzed by the 'work unit'.
North-Korea。。。。 October 25th 2009 North Korea
ok it's way over time, but finally we've got some time and the facilities to do some bla-bla about North-Korea. (in the mean time we've been to Shanghai, Benxi and currently were at the 'base' of the yellow mountains, where we'll go tomorrow). So on the 24th of October we've took the plane to Pyongyong. But basically already on the 23rd espcially I got rather excited as we ... read more
Asia » North Korea » Pyongyang 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
It looks like a dream will come true... At least the drunken visions we had in Nancy became true!
For Valentine's day in 2009 we went for the weekend to Nancy, France. A former colleague of Agi had told us Nancy is really nice and has a fantastic French restaurant, which should not be missed. So we headed of to Nancy, got a nice hotel room downtown and enjoyed the city. In the evening to went to the square where this excellent restaurant should be, but after three circles around the church and checking every restaurant we saw (read: a lot.... full info