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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2014, 01:19:20 AM »
1. Train at station on DMZ tour about to leave

2. Station sign - note Pyongyang on the sign.

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #21 on: May 18, 2014, 01:29:52 AM »
Fascinating!
Thanks

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #22 on: May 18, 2014, 01:45:33 AM »
1. Train tracks to North Korea....

2 and 3 - Cabins on the border of North and South Korea. Note the US soldier who was one of our escorts in the foreground of the picture. Note the big building in the background, that is a North Korean army building. And if you look in between the cabins, you will see a cement block going across; that is the official border.

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #23 on: May 18, 2014, 01:56:01 AM »
1. A look into the cabins. The conference table in the middle with a soldier standing next to it is the official border between the North and South. The soldier standing in the background is guarding the door to the North Korean side (although he is technically already in North Korean territory)

2. South Korean soldier guarding the door to North Korean territory in tae kwon stance.

3. Two North Korean soldiers walking.

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #24 on: May 18, 2014, 02:00:12 AM »
1. A look into North Korea, including Propoganda Village. Notice on the left of the group of trees is a small cut out - that is where the ax murder incident took place. Also notice the bridge of no return in the background.

2. Border with North Korea - border is small white sticks.

3. Bridge of no return.

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #25 on: May 18, 2014, 08:37:26 AM »
but there is only one company-Koridoor tours- that takes you to the JSA (Joint Security Area) where the North and South Koreans interact. There are other places that all the tour companies visit but the JSA is THE highlight and only Koridor is allowed to take tour groups there.
thanks for the tr, but this point is not accurate

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #26 on: May 18, 2014, 02:32:32 PM »
thanks for the tr, but this point is not accurate

Which part?

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #27 on: May 18, 2014, 03:15:14 PM »
Which part?
that only Koridor is allowed to take tour groups there

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #28 on: May 18, 2014, 04:18:41 PM »
that only Koridor is allowed to take tour groups there

Ok, good to know. From the research I did that was the only company that was allowed to take tourists there.

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #29 on: May 18, 2014, 04:57:25 PM »
Ok, good to know. From the research I did that was the only company that was allowed to take tourists there.
A Google search brought up wikihow which had a list of a few companies that do tours
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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #30 on: May 18, 2014, 06:39:00 PM »
Ok, good to know. From the research I did that was the only company that was allowed to take tourists there.
nope, not the only one
but was the tour given by a native english speaker?

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
« Reply #31 on: May 18, 2014, 06:41:48 PM »
nope, not the only one
but was the tour given by a native english speaker?

Nope, we had a South Korean with decent English.

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Re: ZCN's TR: Korea, Ko Samui, and Dubai
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