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A Glimpse Of North Korea

By Gerard @presurfer
North Korea has long been enigmatic - especially to the West. An elaborate cult of personality created around the ruling Kim family permeates both the cultural and political lives of the nation. North Korea has long maintained close relations with the People's Republic of China and Russia.
In an attempt to ameliorate the loss of investments due to international sanctions over its weapons program, North Korean officials have initiated a tourism push, focused on Chinese visitors. Still, every travel group or individual visitor is constantly accompanied by one or two 'guides' who normally speak the mother language of the tourist.The Presurfer

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