Skip to comments.Kim Jong-il's Palaces as Seen on Google Earth
Posted on 05/31/2010 10:02:45 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
The Daily Telegraph has published satellite images of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's houses and of jails in the Stalinist country. The daily carried the images under the title "A bird's eye view of the prisons and palaces of Kim Jong-il's North Korea."
Images show Kim's Sinuiju palace complete with a private train station as well as a residence with a large swimming pool near Pyongyang. Other images show Pyongyang Golf Links, the North's only 18-hole golf course in Mt. Taesong; Kim's yacht moored at nearby Lake Taesong; and an ostrich farm and a chewing gum factory in Pyongyang.
"Looking closely at the images of North Korea using the Google Earth web service one can see evidence of not only [leader] Kim Jong-il's lavish lifestyle but also of the state's gulags and prison camps," the paper said.
Kim Jong-il's house in Sinuiju /Google Earth
Kim Jong-il's house in Pyongyang /Google Earth
Kim Jong-il's yacht moored at Lake Taeseong /Google Earth
Pyongyang Golf Links /Google Earth
Kims Party Palaces ping!
All them big houses and Lil’ Kim is still ronery.
I’m so ro’nery.
They have a concentration camp that is 18x16 miles holding at least 10,000. Defectors say 20-25% of the prisoners die every year.
Well, the rest of the inmates of the prison camp known as North Korea may have to eat tree bark, but he sure doesn’t.
I’m sure if we send them more grain and another Michael Jordan signed basketball it will all get better.
If the North launches a war I hope the first rockets fired back take out the Yacht, heh.
I’d rather the next government sold the yacht for food. And I’d rather the first rockets sank the USS Pueblo. In fact, if I were CIC I’d give that order immediately.
“Songdowon International Children’s Union Camp”
Yeah, I can’t wait to sign my kids up for summer camp in North Korea.
Idi Amin, CeauÅescu, Castro ... amateurs.
That should have been done years ago, by President Nixon in fact.
HTML didn’t know what to do with the s with a squiggle on it in Ceausescu.
Wonder if that’s the golf course where he shot the record 54 under par 18?
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