Rare Photos Sneaked Out Of North Korea

On November 24, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Inside North Korea - 8 Lane Motorway

Not much gets out of North Korea as far as photography is concerned. Especially not unfettered, non-flattering stuff. The government isn’t keen on letting anyone in, and if they do let you in you’re only really supposed to photograph the wonderful statues of Kim Jong-un and Kim Jong-il or their magnificent palaces.

The following photos were posted by a Reddit user who’s brother had managed to get a tourist visa for North Korea. If they were pictures taken of any other country in the world they would be considered boring, but because we’re not supposed to be looking it makes it all the more fascinating.

The picture at the top of this post shows a huge and dilapidated eight lane highway. Below is a computer lab with a couple of portraits of the last two despots at the front for inspiration.

Inside North Korea - Computer Lab Inside North Korea - Guard

Below is the hotel where he stayed, and below that the inside of their room with guess who’s portraits on the wall.

Inside North Korea - Hotel 2

Inside North Korea - Hotel room Inside North Korea - Hotel wanson

Asia Collection

Inside North Korea - Hotel

A map with Korea in the centre. It makes a nice change from our eurocentric version doesn’t it?

Inside North Korea - Map Art

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Ermmm? An electric tree?

Inside North Korea - Tree Plug

 

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