Wednesday, June 01, 2011

A Rare Glimpse Into Daily Life in North Korea

North Korea is one of the most secretive countries in the world. Most images of life in this state that are released in the mainstream media display military exercises and grandiose parades.

British photographer Charlie Crane traveled to Pyongyang, the capital city, and obtained permission to photograph daily life in North Korea. As you can see Charlie was accompanied by a guide, so all the photos look like North Korean propaganda posters.

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JawsOfJosh said...

Fascinating...and further proof of what a miserable place Kim Jong-Il has made that country.

Check out Vice magazine's documentary on North Korea...