A North Korean army captain talks to visitors in one of the neutral blue buildings that straddle the 38th parallel at the demilitarized zone.
North Korean soldiers stand guard at the DMZ while their South Korean counterparts do the same just inches away.
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.
North Korean schoolboys.
Pedestrians on the streets of Pyongyang.
Reading propaganda on display cases in the street.
A department store in Pyongyang, where only the privileged can shop.
A bowling alley in Pyongyang, where only the ultra-privileged can bowl.
A statue of Kim Il Sung, the Great Leader, where all visitors must present flowers and bow.
Kim Il Sung Square.
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.
Propaganda posters are ubiquitous in Pyongyang. This one has American soldiers skewered by a bayonet.
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