Prohibited photos, which you will not be released from North Korea
• Prohibited photos, which you will not be released from North Korea
London-based photographer Michael Hunevich went to North Korea and, of course, made a lot of photos. However, according to local laws, most of them are prohibited. That is why these pictures are very interesting, because we can learn a little more about one of the most mysterious countries in the world.
The photographer was warned that he would be arrested if they find it at these pictures. Even the appointed tour guide told him that we should not so much to photograph.
Nevertheless, Michael Hunevich managed with great difficulty to remove the rare footage from North Korea.
In Pyongyang, the military everywhere, personifying power.
The difference between North Korea (left) and China is staggering.
particularly the difference is noticeable at night.
During a trip to North Korea, you have to fill in a few of these forms.
The first picture that Michael Hunevich made in North Korea. Take pictures of the train is prohibited.
The Koreans can travel only within the country, having received special permission.
Arriving in Pyongyang. The photographer even thought that these dressed with exquisite travelers were there by chance: the day on schedule was no longer trains, only the one on which he had come.
group arrived in the capital were assigned to several guides who literally followed every step of the travelers - even said what time to go to bed and wake up in the morning.
Brutal architecture of the North Korean capital.
View from the Yanggakdo International Hotel, the second highest skyscraper in Pyongyang.
In the elevator of the hotel there is a button with the 5th floor. It can be reached only by stairs.
Any communication with local leisure strongly suppressed. Michael Hunevich said that the waitresses in the restaurant were a bit scared at the sight of their group.
Kim Il-sung Square - the largest city square in the center of Pyongyang, was opened in 1954. It is this area just may be photographed. Even necessary.
The right to live in the capital is considered a privilege. Pyongyang residents are special icons that can not be bought, can only receive.
Do monuments pictures can only be in full growth.
Shop for local residents. It is also forbidden to take pictures. Guide that was set to a group of tourists, which was a photographer, then led by Michael Hunevicha once I saw it in the store.
The city is almost no cars. Guides took the passports of the photographer and the whole group - they explained, in case if tourists suddenly get into an accident.
The city which unnaturally clean, but then the photographer saw it.
The socialist murals.
People go to work.