“Run-Away Crab Needed to Enter North Korea”

May 26th, 2011
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When most think of celebrating their 23rd birthday, eating out, nights on the town, or a weekend trip to a relaxing beach treat might come to mind.  However, my 23rd was to be different – a secluded celebration with a trip to North Korea. Reflections, acquired wisdom, aspirations and new adventures often accompany

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  • James_jo

    Interesting you chose NK as a destination for your bday.  Looking fwd to the next parts!

  • James_jo

    Interesting you chose NK as a destination for your bday.  Looking fwd to the next parts!

  • newageman

    Yes, Interesting Story!

    You are a brave girl! Why don’t you give your first name?
    Tell us also who is the tour operator and a little more on your background.

    Thanks!

  • Anonymous

    Yes, Interesting Story!

    You are a brave girl! Why don’t you give your first name?
    Tell us also who is the tour operator and a little more on your background.

    Thanks!

  • robert derricotte

    I would love to go to North Korea for my birthday on january 12, but untill then I will allways spend my time at the Korean Friendship bell in sothern california. My family on my fathers side is from the hawaiian islands on ohau. I really need a friend. For information on the Campaign to restore the Korean Friendship Bell, goto http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpG5KlTNcis

  • robert derricotte

    I would love to go to North Korea for my birthday on january 12, but untill then I will allways spend my time at the Korean Friendship bell in sothern california. My family on my fathers side is from the hawaiian islands on ohau. I really need a friend. For information on the Campaign to restore the Korean Friendship Bell, goto http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpG5KlTNcis

  • Soraya

    What a thriller beginning for a trip!!! Thank you for sharing and describing it in such an eloquent and gracious way. 

  • Soraya

    What a thriller beginning for a trip!!! Thank you for sharing and describing it in such an eloquent and gracious way.