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North Korea’s Mangyongdae Children’s Palace
North Korea / Places We Go

North Korea’s Mangyongdae Children’s Palace

The exterior of North Korea’s Mangyongdae Children’s Palace: The Mangyongdae Children’s Palace is an unusual academy in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, where the most gifted children in the country are sent in order to develop their talents.  The intent is to showcase the children and their capabilities as evidence of the superiority of … Continue reading

What Thirty Years Of War Looks Like Across The Landscapes Of Eritrea
Eritrea / Places We Go

What Thirty Years Of War Looks Like Across The Landscapes Of Eritrea

While nature often reclaims even the most ravaged realms of our planet fairly quickly, the remains of the Eritrean War for Independence from Ethiopia are, nevertheless, still strongly evident across the landscapes of Eritrea. This is perhaps not surprising, however, for a war in which well over 200,000 civilians and combatants were killed or injured. … Continue reading