10 Jul '11, 5am

Pictures of secretive North Korea -- the only ones you're allowed to see

North Korea is the most secretive nation in the world, and the people are said to be one of the poorest. Yet, when you look at these pictures of North Korea, you might think that life is not that bad for them. STOMPer Artful Dodger , who sent in these pictures, said: "These pictures make it seem like living in North Korea is not as bad as the media make it out to be, right? "But apparently, that is because these are the images of North Korea that they allow you, the outsider, to see. "These photos are taken from Pyongyang, and it is said that everything here is just a facade, to show visitors that life in North Korea is pretty normal. "There wide roads, but you hardly see any vehicles. And many roads end abruptly, leading to nowhere. "I wonder if we will ever get to see the other parts of Korea, the parts no outsider has seen before." Some interesting facts about North Kor...

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