June 06, 2023

New Zealand couple to cross DMZ on inter-Korean motorbike tour

Bikers gain rare permission to motorcycle from North to South Korea

KHASAN – Two New Zealanders have gained rare permission to cross the heavily guarded DMZ at Panmunjon and motorcycle from North to South Korea.

Motorcycle enthusiasts Gareth and Joanne Morgan entered North Korea from Khasan on Friday to begin a two week trip south to the DMZ as part of a 40,000km ride from Russia to New Zealand.