Cracking Up in the DPRK

 

This is the seventeenth in a multi-part blog on North Korea. You can find the others here

 

ANDQMTF2B80-CNV00025.jpgWe said goodbye to our brave military escort at the DMZ, thankful that they’d protected us from the imminent danger of American attack.

North Korea—The DMZ Too

This is the sixteenth in a multi-part blog on North Korea. You can find the others here

 

 

ANDQMTF2B80-CNV00034.jpgOur presence on the wrong side of the frontier caused a mild scramble among the South Korean forces.

Coming Down Hard in the Demilitarized Zone

 

This is the fifteenth in a multi-part blog on North Korea. You can find the others here

The highlight of my time in North Korea—the moment that made all the badgering and propaganda worthwhile—was our visit to the Demilitarized Zone and the truce village of Panmunjom. This thin line bisecting two worldviews is the last Cold War frontier, and the world’s most heavily defended border.