First look: North Korea’s Masikryong Ski Resort

Tour operators share initial impressions and observations from the Masik Ryong ski resort
January 15th, 2014

A visit to North Korea’s just-opened Masikryong Ski Resort promises to be a “fascinating, bizarre, and very worthwhile experience,” suggests Beijing-based Koryo Tours. But, while taking to a North Korean piste is surely unusual, company representatives aren’t yet ready to add Masikryong to their itineraries.

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Ole Jakob Skåtun

Ole Jakob Skåtun is a freelance journalist. In addition to reporting on Korean affairs for newspapers in his native Norway, his previous work also includes freelance work from Russia. His Twitter handle is @OleJakobS

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