Scared of North Korea? Take a day trip …

The DMZ is a 234-mile long, 3-mile wide piece of no-mans land, that runs along the 38th parallel of latitude, surrounded by a massive concentration of military force. At present it is controlled by the UN and separates communist North Korea from capitalist South Korea – two countries still technically at war. It is the last and final frontier of the Cold War. More strangely still, it is one of South Korea’s most popular tourist destinations.

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