Photos Instagrammed From North Korea

November 22, 2013 | 5 Comments » | Topics: Interesting

An apartment block stands above the schoolyard playground equipment of a#Pyongyang, #NKorea kindergarten.


Gas station. #Hamhung, North Korea.


Propaganda billboard along the railroad tracks. Rajin, North Korea.


I’ve just landed in #Pyongyang again. Posting first my Air Koryo (North Korean airline) in-flight meal. iPhone photo 3/7/2013


Break-time drinking cups and a medical kit stacked on a wall at a clothing factory in Rason, North Korea.


Students picnic in Wonsan, North Korea


A view from my hotel room in Chongjin, North Korea.


PC work station. Rajin, North Korea.


My hotel room. Chongjin, North Korea.


Dried fish and a can of beer. Late dinner in Tanchon, North Korea.


North Korea road trip. A farmer pulls a wagon along a rural road in Orang county.

North Koreans make their way along a rural road in a small town near the city of Wonsan.


#Pyongyang. 6:30am. That little white glow in the center of the otherwise dark city, are the illuminated portraits of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.


The arrivals and baggage claim area of the #Pyongyang, North Korea airport.


North Korea interiors #101. The Koryo Hotel lobby.


The charm of Air Koryo, North Korea’s airline. On board flight JS221 to Beijing.


A park swing made to look like the North Korean Unha-3 rocket, stands in a park in #Pyongyang. The North Koreans successfully launched their Unha-3 rocket in 2012.


Gift shop. #Pyongyang, North Korea.


A North Korean man rests along a rural road near #Kaesong.


Lunch. Kaesong, DPRK.


Children in a field in front of a North Korean village east of Kaesong.


North Korean farmers work in a field near the DMZ east of Kaesong.

Art class. #Pyongyang


Waiting room. #Pyongyang


The restaurant in The Koryo Hotel in #Pyongyang, North Korea.


North Korean school kids attend a concert at Mangyondae Children’s Palace in#Pyongyang.



Kegs of beer & stuffed animals at the entrance to #Pyongyang Golden Lane bowling alley.


This North Korean guy was manning the sound board for a performance in front of a mini Kumgangsan mountain range at the #Pyongyang Folk Park.


North Koreans students attend an English language study session. They were learning how the word “who” can stand in place of a noun. Like, The student WHO is studying English was born in #Pyongyang.


Duty Free. #Pyongyang International Airport. I’m leaving North Korea today, but back in the DPRK again at the start of April.


A #NKorean woman hails a taxi in #Pyongyang.


Bar snacks. #Pyongyang, North Korea.


A North Korean TV host explains the plot of the animated movie Madagascar before it was broadcast on state television.


David Guttenfelder