I was wishing I had a Korean dress on. It was fun and I would have loved to feel more integrated in the crowd.
is taping it all and this is the first day in my life that I was on television twice!
It’s in all the pictures in all the books on North Korea. New-old, with not much more than that to say.
he picks an azalea and gives it to her. Now, as to whether these weddings were staged: I don’t know. Possibly. But I detect a glimpse of love in both their eyes in… Continue reading
the rain storm has broken and it is this couple that wins my award for most handsome on their wedding day.
We see the Philharmonic of North Korea and are treated to an impressive performance of powerful music. The skill is there without a doubt. We see 3 conductors, including a guest conductor (Chinese?)… Continue reading
The hot pot was already full of a delicious pork broth, and we cooked the vegetables in it. A culinary highlight.
the important Monument to Party Foundation it is freezing and inauspiciously dark. In 1995 this monument was inaugurated to celebrate the 50 years of the foundation of the Workers’ Party. The hammer, sickle… Continue reading
even though my clothes don’t hold a candle to theirs.
the great statue of Kim Il Song, the “Grand Monument”, most revered monument of the country. The protocol is strict here, and the flowers are obligatory (5 euros). I bowed when it was… Continue reading