Turkeys, the alternative source of meat in North Korea. Turkeys are kept by enterprising North Korean farmers as they multiply well and provide food throughout the whole year. In the harsh North Korean winters, their large bodies will offer plenty of meat for the entire village. This rafter of turkeys was seen around Sinanju (신안주). Turkeys are increasingly kept in rural farms across the country. The other popular farm animal is goats because they are hardy, reproduce easily and will practically eat just about anything. Tourists don’t get to eat turkeys as these birds are solely for local consumption. There’s also very little information that exists regarding turkey farming. Over the years, the evolution of government policies have given farmers so much more options to grow and keep what they like.
Pyongyang marks the 4th of July with the 49th anniversary of the ‘July 4th North–South Korea Joint Statement’. It was an agreement signed by Northern and Southern Koreas for the first time since the Korean Peninsular division and represented the initial steps towards Korean reunification.
It’s been three years since the DPRK-USA Summit of 2018. It was a brief moment when the entire world focused its attention towards the tiny island nation of Singapore. Today, a brass plate memorialised this historic event and marks the exact spot where Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump first met and […]