Category Archives: Travel

Travel, Video

Thunder on Jong-Il Peak

Another video, also from the Children’s Palace in Pyongyang. This one is of a band playing the song “Thunder on Jong-Il Peak”, possibly my favourite of the DPRK’s musical contributions:

Travel, Video

Arirang on Accordions

To make up for the continuing lack of a DPRK travelogue, I present this video, filmed at one of Pyongyang’s “Children’s Palaces” on our last full day in Pyongyang:


Back from the DPRK

I have just spent an incredible week in the DPRK, better known as North Korea. I plan to post a detailed journal of the trip at some point in the future. In the meantime, you are welcome to peruse my Flickr photo set of pictures from the trip. The photo here is of the monument to the Great Fatherland Liberation War, better known as the Korean War.