North Korean People

North Korean People

very homogenous, a bit shy, hard-working but otherwise really friendly

Location: 

Okryu Bridge, Pyongyang, North Korea

Duration: 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. North Korean People: shy, hard-working but friendly
  2. Demographics: very homogenous Korean people
  3. Military: mostly deployed to build roads and houses
  4. My interactions: having only a few real conversations
  5. My experience: it feels weird being ignored by most

Image sources

  1. Wedding at Moran Peak
  2. Everybody's eating Ice Cream
  3. Children at the Circus Theater
  4. Students at Mangyŏngdae
  5. Choson Exchange Workshops

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