North Korean Hydroelectric Dams

An increasing number of such dams now have hydroelectric generators installed that produce sufficient electricity for neighboring towns throughout spring to autumn.

Hungnam Fertilizer Complex

The Hungnam Fertilizer Complex’s primary function is the production of superphosphate, ammonium sulfate, and ammonium nitrate fertilizers. 흥남비료연합기업소의 주요 역할은 과인산석회비료, 유안비료 그리고 질산암모늄비료를 생산하는 것이다.

Samhung Station

Samhung Station (삼흥역) is situated along the Hyoksin line (혁신선) in Pyongyang. Because it is in-between the Kim Il Sung University and the University of Foreign Studies, many of North Korea’s best and brightest students use this station.

Kim Il Sung Square 2016 – High-Resolution Photo

Zoom-able, high-resolution photo of Kim Il Sung Square photographed on 2016 July 9th, 2:54 pm. This photo is 72483 × 15153 pixels at over 1000mb.

Golden Triangle Bank

The Golden Triangle Bank is the primary bank of the Rason Special Economic Zone. Exchanges rates here are at local market exchange rates of 8,000KPW/US$1 instead of the usual 100KPW/US$1. The exchange rates here are also much better than in Pyongyang. Because Rason is a ‘Special Economic Zone’, you’ll find Chinese and Russians businessmen making […]

Kaesong Border Town Near Ganghwa-gun

Zoom-able, high-resolution panoramic photo of the Kaesong border town, situated 4 km away from Ganghwa-gun (강화군) in South Korea.

Changjon Street

Changjon Street represented the beginning of a wave of “modernization projects” that would see multiple new-towns like Mirae Scientists Street (미래과학자거리) and Ryomyong New Town (려명거리신도시) sprout up across Pyongyang.

Kaesong Industrial Area Seen from Dora Observatory

The Kaesong Industrial Area panorama was captured while facing the North-West direction at the Dora Observatory (도라전망대) in South Korea

Rungrado 1st of May Stadium

Opened on 1 May 1989, the Rungrado May Day Stadium has a total floor space of over 207,000 m² and a seating capacity of 114 000. It’s officially the stadium with the largest seating capacity in the world.

Wonsan Kalma Beach 2013

This is Wonsan Kalma beach in 2013 before the area was redeveloped as part of the Wonsan Kalma Resort. When I first visited this place, I was only told there were some big plans for renovations “very soon”. No additional details were given at that time. It wasn’t until 2015 that I heard about the […]