April 14, 2024

Observations from Dandong

In March 2010 Daniel Kane made a three day excursion to Dandong, China (pop. 2.5 million).  Dandong sits along the Yalu River and just across from the North Korean city of Sinuiju (pop. 360,000), to which it is connected by bridge. Dandong is the largest city along the Chinese-North Korean border and a major center of Chinese-North Korean-South Korean interaction.

Day One: Peeping on North Korea

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