The country became a little less isolated when they opened up their 3G network called Koryolink. With 3G comes social media and with social media comes Instagram.
David this time has provided the world a rare glimpse of the secret world through Instagram’s recently introduced video sharing feature.
Here we have put together some of the videos from Guttenfelder’s Instagram below:
A dark panoramic look at capital city Pyongyang:
The never-ending highway!
A North Korean lady adds up the restaurant lunch receipts while military videos play on the TV behind the counter.
Border that divides the two Koreas.
A turtle swimming in its home in a Pyongyang hotel lobby:
Rural North Korea:
These rare Instagram glimpses are definitely an outstanding portrait of the mystery land. If you want to watch more videos from the secret world, you can check them out here.
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