Insider guide to DPRK (lol..) trip to the"Mysterious Fragrant Mountain" December 6th 2009 Every day is a new experience and this first week end trip (early December 2009) outside of Pyongyang, North Korea, brought nothing but positive feel. DPRK country side beauty had remained something of a mystery, although I had read about it, actually living in DPRK, I was truly looking forward to the first opportunity to get out of the city and explore unspoiled nature areas and see more of the c ... 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
Started a new life chapter in 2009 and loving it! Bye Bye China (since 2003) and the world of Communication and welcome to the Humanitarian world! Where? Well...first 13 months in Pyongyang, North Korea followed by 18 months in Baghdad. Enjoyed every minute of it & somehow looking at life with a different perspective.
If there was one sentence to summarize my state of mind, it would be this quote from Ghandi "Live as if you were to die tomorrow, Learn as if you were to live forever"
I am now based in Monrovia, Liberia and it is yet once more a whole new culture ... full info