Photos from the DPRK, April 1998
These photographs were taken by Tim Beal during a two-week visit to north Korea. Others will be scanned and added as time permits.

Tim Beal, Interpreter Pak Il Sim, Trevor Harvey

Street scene, Pyongyang

Kim Il Sung University
People queuing to pay respect to statue of Kim Il Sung on eve of his birthday photo3

Street scene, Pyongyang
Giant apartment blocks, little traffic photo4

Heroes of independence; Cemetery for Revolutionary Heroes photo5

"That's where New Zealand is!"
Girl pointing out New Zealand on the globe at a primary school, Pyongyang photo6

Sunday on the riverside
Taedong River, Pyongyang

Capturing the past
Reconstructed Mausoleum of King Tongmyong, outside Pyongyang

Great tourism potential
Korean mountain inn amongst granite crags of Myohangsan

Song to welcome foreign guests
Primary school, Pyongyang

Confucian education under the gaze of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il
Primary school, Pyongyang; Television lesson

Filial children
Children returning from sweeping the graves at Cemetery for Revolutionary Heroes outside Pyongyang

Kim Il Sung University

Street scene, Pyongyang
Functioning under strain - clean streets, little traffic and overburdened public transport

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