North Korea: Big Visual Jouney to the Land of Whispers

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North Korea lies somewhere between a 1930′s Soviet Union frozen in time and a dark, futuristic vision of society… as imagined back in the 70′s.

We invite you to visit arguably the most unique and isolated travel destination in the world – not to criticize, but to observe. Aside from usual highlights those unique pictures brings you to areas still virtually unknown to even google or wikipedia.

Here: A man pushes a bicycle just outside Pyongyang October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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North Koreans visit Mansudae in Pyongyang, in this photo taken by Kyodo on September 9, 2015, to mark the 67th anniversary of the nation’s founding. (Photo by Reuters/Kyodo)

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An armed North Korean soldier stands guard on the banks of Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, North Korea, September 9, 2015. (Photo by Jacky Chen/Reuters)

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A bus travels in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this September 6, 2010 handout. It’s not Amazon or FedEx, but in North Korea’s fledgling market economy a fleet of repurposed old passenger buses is the next best thing for moving trade goods, from rice to textiles and livestock, between far-flung corners of the country. (Photo by Roman Harak/Reuters)

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A woman in traditional clothes wears a pin showing North Korea’s founder Kim Il-sung (L) and former leader Kim Jong-il, on her dress as she welcomes foreign reporters to a temple during a government organised tour just outside Pyongyang October 8, 2015. North Korea is getting ready to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of its ruling Workers’ Party of Korea on October 10. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People carry flowers to decorate the lobby of a hotel in Pyongyang late October 7, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A woman prepares to serve during a game of volleyball in downtown Pyongyang October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man fishes amid morning fog over Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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North Korean fans watch their team’s preliminary 2018 World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying soccer match against Philippines at the Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A plane of North Korean airliner Air Koryo is reflected at Pyongyang’s airport October 7, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A policeman directs traffic at the Kim Il Sung Stadium before North Korea’s preliminary 2018 World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying soccer match against Philippines in Pyongyang October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Fisherman’s catch is kept in a bucket with water at banks of Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A woman pushes a cart between vehicles in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015. Smartphones, traffic jams and modern, energy-saving lights casting a dim glow on the streets – North Korea’s capital shows signs of change even as it prepares for a pageant of military muscle and propaganda of the kind the country is know for. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man rides a bicycle past women wearing traditional clothes in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man uses his mobile phone next to an electric bicycle in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People work in a field just outside Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man fishes in a pond in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A woman films with her phone from behind a curtain at the Kim Il Sung Stadium as North Korean national anthem is played before their team’s preliminary 2018 World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying soccer match against Philippines in Pyongyang October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People take a ride in a public bus in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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North Korean fans hold flags and sing the national anthem before their team’s preliminary 2018 World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying soccer match against Philippines at the Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A camerawoman works during the preliminary 2018 World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying soccer match between North Korea and Philippines at the Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People arrive for the preliminary 2018 World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying soccer match between North Korea and Philippines at the Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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North Korean fans watch their team’s preliminary 2018 World Cup and 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying soccer match against Philippines at the Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man smokes a cigarette in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea October 8, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People take a public bus in Pyongyang late October 7, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A woman carries Flowers to decorate the lobby of a hotel in Pyongyang late October 7, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People read newspapers displayed inside a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. One of the world’s most inaccessible places, North Korea has invited foreign journalists to Pyongyang this week for celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers’ Party scheduled for October 10. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man reads newspapers displayed inside a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea, October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Students use escalators to exit a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea, October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People exercise on banks of Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea, early October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Passengers enter and exit a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea, October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Passengers react inside a train that stopped at a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea, October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Passengers travel on a train that stopped at a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea, October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man looks through the window in central Pyongyang, North Korea early, October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man gestures as foreign reporters enter a subway station during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea, October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Passengers enter a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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The 105-storey Ryugyong Hotel, the highest building under construction in North Korea, is seen behind residential buildings in Pyongyang, North Korea, early October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Women dance waving red flags by the road in central Pyongyang, North Korea early October 9, 2015. North Korea is getting ready to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of its ruling Workers’ Party of Korea on October 10. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A mural decorates War Museum during a government organised tour for foreign reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Commuters make their way through a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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The top of the 105-storey Ryugyong Hotel, the highest building under construction in North Korea, is seen in Pyongyang, North Korea early October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People play basketball in central Pyongyang, North Korea early October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man reads newspapers displayed inside a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People enter a subway station in central Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Passengers sit inside a train that stopped at a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A girl holds a red balloon as she and others wait for a train at a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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“Soldier-builders” perform their morning activities on banks of Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea early October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Passengers travel on a train that stopped at a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Residential buildings are seen in central Pyongyang, North Korea early October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A boy sits next to a woman inside a train that stopped at a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A railway worker looks from inside a train leaving a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People use escalators to leave a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man looks from inside a train that stopped at a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man looks from inside a train that stopped at a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Commuters make their way through a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A newly built residential building is seen at sunrise in central Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Military personnel cross a bridge in central Pyongyang, North Korea early October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A railway worker looks from inside a train leaving a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A soldier arrives to welcome foreign reporters and officials at the War Museum during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A soldier (C) talks to foreign reporters at the War Museum during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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An elderly man arrives at a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. One of the world’s most inaccessible places, North Korea has invited foreign journalists to Pyongyang this week for celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers’ Party scheduled for October 10. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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This picture released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 8, 2015 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) waving to a crowd from a bus while inspecting a newly-built village at Paekhak-dong in Sonbong District of flood-hit Rason City. (Photo by AFP Photo/KCNA via KNS)

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A North Korean traffic police woman directs vehicles at an intersection, Tuesday, September 15, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea, as residents commute at the end of the work day. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP Photo)

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Residents attempt to clear flood debris from under a bridge in the city of Rajin in North Korea in this August 22, 2015 picture taken by a recent visitor. Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused “massive” damage on the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross and North Korean media said. More than 11,000 people were forced from their homes or otherwise affected by the floods, which hit the northeastern city of Rajin, near the border with Russia and China, on Saturday and Sunday, Hler Gudjonsson, a spokesman for the Red Cross in Beijing told Reuters. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)

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In this August 16, 2015 photo, people queue up at kiosk in Pyongyang, North Korea. Street stalls that offer North Koreans a place to spend – or make – money on everything from snow cones to DVDs are flourishing in Pyongyang and other North Korean cities, modest but growing forms of private commerce in a country where capitalism is officially anathema. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

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A newlywed couple pose, during a photo shoot on Sijung Ho beach in North Korea, Tuesday, August 18, 2015. The couple gathered with their friends and family members to have their pictures taken after their wedding ceremony. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

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A man leads his cow to pull a cart near Wonsan, North Korea, Tuesday, August 18, 2015. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

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Locals push their bicycles past a large painting depicting North Korean leaders Kum Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il in Wonsan, North Korea, Monday, August 17, 2015. The port city on the country’s east coast is a popular destination for foreign and local vacationers. (Photo by Dita Alangkara/AP Photo)

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North Korean women wearing traditional dresses gather for rehearsals, Wednesday, October 7, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea in preparation for the 70th anniversary of the founding of their country’s ruling party on Oct. 10, 2015. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP Photo)

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North Koreans carry decorative flowers to be used during upcoming anniversary celebrations, Thursday, October 8, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP Photo)

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North Koreans carry decorative flowers to be used during upcoming anniversary celebrations on their bicycles, Thursday, October 8, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP Photo)

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A man cycles past a signboard marking the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of North Korea’s Workers’ Party, Thursday, October 8, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP Photo)

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People make preparations for the upcoming anniversary celebrations in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, October 8, 2015. The country is in high gear with preparations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the North Korea Workers’ Party on Oct. 10. (Photo by Charles Dharapak/AP Photo)

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A woman waits for a train as man walks through a subway station visited by foreign reporters during a government organised tour in Pyongyang, North Korea October 9, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Official guides stand under the Monument to the Foundation of the Workers’ Party as it’s visited by foreign reporters on a government organised tour in Pyongyana, North Korea, October 11, 2015. Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers’ Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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North Korean military participate in the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on early October 11, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

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A uniformed tour guide gestures to tourists outside the War Museum in Pyongyang on October 9, 2015. (Photo by Ed Jones/AFP Photo)

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A pin showing North Korea’s founder Kim Il-sung (L) and former leader Kim Jong-il decorates the wedding dress of O Yang Ran as she holds her husband Kim Chol Nam during a photo session at Pyongyang Folk Park October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People wait for a bus under the rain in Pyongyang’s suburb, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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O Yang Ran and her husband Kim Chol Nam (C) are accompanied by friends during a photo session at Pyongyang Folk Park, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A soldier walks under portraits of North Korea’s founder Kim Il-sung (L) and former leader Kim Jong-il at Pyongyang’s main square October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A child dressed in traditional clothes poses with newly-wed couple at Pyongyang Folk Park October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People chat inside a tram in central Pyongyang, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People wait for a bus in Pyongyang’s suburbs, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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The Monument to the Foundation of the Workers’ Party is photographed in Pyongyang, North Korea, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A boy dressed as solider wait for the bus with others in central Pyongyang, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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O Yang Ran and her husband Kim Chol Nam walk over the bridge during a photo session at Pyongyang Folk Park October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Commuters are seen inside a bus in central Pyongyang, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People share a laugh in central Pyongyang October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man and his grandchildren prepare to pay their respects at statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A woman and her daughter arrive to pay their respects at statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man and woman smile as the man carries a baby through a park in central Pyongyang October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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People walk in front of portraits of North Korea’s founder Kim Il-sung (L) and former leader Kim Jong-il at Pyongyang’s main square late October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Performers dance during a gala show celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Performers sing during a gala show celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A man watches through a window as fireworks explodes celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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A woman working at a cafe makes a phone call at the departure hall of Pyongyang’s airport October 12, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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Young women have their pictures taken as young men play basketball in central Pyongyang October 11, 2015. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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