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If you like mountains you MUST come here!

Mount paekdu is amazing! When you're at the base, in the Samjiyon area, it looks like the woods of Tyrol or Switzerland. When you go higher, due to the vulcanic nature, it becomes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2014
Luca P
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Cernusco, Lombardia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

Mount paekdu is amazing! When you're at the base, in the Samjiyon area, it looks like the woods of Tyrol or Switzerland. When you go higher, due to the vulcanic nature, it becomes a unique lunar panorama. The view is excellent and visiting all this area, the top, the lake, the base is a must do. The only problem is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

Not many Westerners get to this point - the highest point in the Koreas, right on the border between North Korea and China. I was lucky enough to get on a trip with 71 Harley Davidsons and ride 1000km to this mountain. The drivers who take you from the base of the mountain to the top are absolutely crazy, but... More 

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