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Cranes bound for heaven?

On the last day of our time in Pyongyang we got to go for a (guided) walk along the bank of the Taedong River. As I have indicated in my review of that walk it could have been a walk along a river anywhere but when we reached the sculpture in the attached picture, at the end of the walk, I was somewhat taken aback. 436 weitere Wörter


Kim Jong-nam passed away according to a Malaysian News agency. „The police have confirmed a North Korean who died at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport yesterday was Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un.“

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Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum

This is the final of a series of five reviews on the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum Complex. If you have not already done so, please read my… 981 weitere Wörter


Reunification Monument

This magnificent arch, or to give it its full title, the Monument to the Three-Point Charter for National Reunification, at the end of the Tongil Expressway marks the beginning of the Reunification Highway which takes you from Pyongyang to Panmunjom on the North-South Korean border and thence to Seoul should the road be reopened 563 weitere Wörter


The Arch of Triumph

Having emerged from the depths of the Pyongyang Metro we were met with the spectacular sight of the Arch of Triumph.

Those familiar with the Arc de Triomphe in Paris will see where the inspiration for North Korea’s Arch of Triumph came from, though the latter incorporates both Western and Korean features. 610 weitere Wörter


North Korea to erect first major monument to Kim Jong Un

While also devoted to Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, monument shows new personality cult developing

Hamish Macdonald 

January 12th, 2017

A smiling and wind-swept Mr Kim standing on a snow-covered mountaintop, the sun rising behind him Photo: KCNA… 761 weitere Wörter