Ryugyong Hotel, Pyongyang

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    As tourists, we were discouraged from taking photographs which include any kind of construction in them. Where we might see it as a sign of growth and development, our North Korean friends felt it portrayed their country as being unattractive and half-finished. We were allowed an exception, however, in order to take this photo of the impressive Ryugyong Hotel with construction cranes in the background.


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