Beautiful propaganda murals, mosaics, and statues from the Pyongyang Metro. Related post and pictures about the Pyongyang Metro here.
By Contributing Writer Gabriel Mizrahi
On the escalator into Pyongyang’s mass-transit underworld, I asked one of our guides why the subway is built so deep.
“Loose soil,” she responded, gripping my elbow.
“Cool in the summer, warm in the winter,” said another guide.
Structural requirements aside, the subway was clearly designed with war in mind. The tunnels double as a massive bomb shelter or vast storage space when the inevitable occurs. We inquired until one of our guides relented.
“Anti-bombing,” she conceded, though I later learned that this is a well-known and openly admitted fact………….Continue reading this post at The North Korea Blog.
Pyongyang Metro – Photo by Joseph Ferris
Yesterday’s most viewed North Korea pic from my Flickr account – best selling author Neil Strauss, radio personality Jordan Harbinger, and the rest of our group chuckle over a model of a North Korean train depot at the Pyongyang Railway Museum – North Koreans really love their models and dioramas!