North Korea

North Korea

by Henry Marr

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784770945
Publisher: Bradt Publications UK
Publication date: 02/04/2019
Edition description: Fourth edition
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 1,281,827
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Henry Marr’s love affair with travel to the more unusual parts of Asia began at the age of 18, when he spent a month mountaineering in Kazakhstan. After a summer living in Tbilisi, his next adventure culminated with him spending two years in Ulaanbaatar, where his next-door neighbour was Mongolia’s first (and only) cosmonaut. Seeking employment Henry returned to the UK and now lives outside London, where he satisfies his wanderlust by planning, promoting and escorting tours to niche destinations such as Abkhazia, Nagorno Karabagh and, of course, his true forte, North Korea.

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATIONChapter 1 Background Information Geography, Climate, Natural history and conservation, History and economy, Government and politics, People, Language, Religion and beliefs, Education, CultureChapter 2 Practical InformationWhen to visit, Highlights, Suggested itineraries, Tour operators, Red tape, Getting there and away, Health, Safety, What to take, Money and budgeting, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays, notable dates and festivals, Shopping, Arts and entertainment, Photography and video, Media and communications, Cultural etiquette, Travelling positively
PART TWO THE GUIDEChapter 3 PyongyangGeography, History, Getting there and away, Getting around, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Entertainment and nightlife, Shopping, What to see and doChapter 4 North Hwanghae Getting there and away, The Pyongyang–Kaesong Highway, Panmunjom and the DMZ, The Pyongyang–Wonsan HighwayChapter 5 South HwanghaeGetting there and away, Mount Kuwol and the northern counties, Haeju and the southern countiesChapter 6 South PyonganThe road to Nampo, Nampo and around, Anju, Pyongsong, Hoechang County Chapter 7 North PyonganMount Myohyang and around, SinuijuChapter 8 Chagang Huichon Chapter 9 Kangwon Wonsan, Masikryong Ski Resort, Mount KumgangChapter 10 South Hamgyong Hamhung, Pujon and Mount OkryonChapter 11 Ryanggang Getting there and away, Where to stay and eat, Samjiyon, Mount Paektu, Taehongdan and Pochon countiesChapter 12 North Hamgyong Getting there and away, Chongjin, Hoeryong, Mount Chilbo Chapter 13 Rason Special Economic Zone Getting there and away, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, What to see and do
Appendix 1 Language Appendix 2 Further Information Index

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