Intriguing Photos Reveal Life in North Korea vs. South Korea

One year ago I went on a strictly guided 7-day tour in North Korea, where they took away my passport and didn’t allow me to explore anything on my own.

North Korea was definitely the weirdest country I had ever visited and during my time there I kept wondering what life was like in the neighboring South Korea, which used to be exactly the same country just over 60 years ago! That’s why at the end of that trip I promised myself to visit South Korea this year so that I could compare my experiences in both of those countries.

The pictures you’ll see below show the differences of life in both Koreas.

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North Korea

Youth

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North Korea

Parking Lot

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North Korea

Street

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North Korea

Countryside

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North Korea

University

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North Korea

Train Station

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North Korea

Jacob Laukaitis is a location independent entrepreneur traveling the world.

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