North Korea

Children of a patriotic God

Children of a patriotic God

Children are usually the promise of a brighter future in a country. But in North Korea the ruthless propaganda machine educates the children to believe in the country’s ideology and philosophy. Under the national ‘uniformity in thinking’ policy, the state guarantees that citizens’ minds are programmed from the very beginning of their existence. Since they […]

Sinuiju, North Korea, year 102

Sinuiju, North Korea, year 102

The one day tour of the border city of Sinuiju, North Korea, focuses on the achievements, grandeur and kindness of the great leaders of the country, and how evil the enemies are (US and Japan). The visit goes around a detailed account of number of times and exact locations of great leaders visits and the […]

Crossing the border

Crossing the border

Foreign tourists are allowed to enter North Korea for a day through the border with China since May 2013. To qualify, you should not be a journalist nor a Japanese, American or South Korean national. You cannot bring into the country mobile phones, computers, USB drives, cameras with big lenses, etc You can only take […]

Dandong, provincia de Liaoning

Dandong, provincia de Liaoning

En Dandong, provincia de Liaoning, lo mejor que te puede pasar antes de aterrizar es encontrarte en el asiento de al lado con Amparo, una chica local que habla español con un dulce acento mejicano. Y que te lleve al sitio más famoso de verduras picantes de la región, y luego a un exquisito restaurante […]