North Korea




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A North Korean army captain talks to visitors in one of the neutral blue buildings that straddle the 38th parallel at the demilitarized zone.




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North Korean soldiers stand guard at the DMZ while their South Korean counterparts do the same just inches away.




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A couple months earlier, a fearless journalist braves the snow from the southern side of the DMZ. South Korean soldiers in the foreground, North Korean in the background.




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North Korean schoolboys.




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Pedestrians on the streets of Pyongyang.




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Reading propaganda on display cases in the street.




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A department store in Pyongyang, where only the privileged can shop.




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A bowling alley in Pyongyang, where only the ultra-privileged can bowl.




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A statue of Kim Il Sung, the Great Leader, where all visitors must present flowers and bow.




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Kim Il Sung Square.




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A tour guide for the American ship, the USS Pueblo, which was captured by North Korean soldiers in 1968 and remains a top tourist attraction in Pyongyang.




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Propaganda posters are ubiquitous in Pyongyang. This one has American soldiers skewered by a bayonet.







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