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  1. JS
    JS at |

    Seth- very interesting post, and great pictures. It reminded me that I’ve been wanting to re-read Rapid Travel Chai’s North Korea series.

  2. theweeklyflyer
    theweeklyflyer at |

    That looks like the sub-base in an Indiana Jones or James Bond movie.

  3. theblakefish
    theblakefish at |

    WOW…simply WOW…

  4. PedroNY
    PedroNY at |

    Great post, thank you for this review, it was a wonderful read.

    Best,

    PedroNY

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