Some people, smartly dressed in Mao suits or in office wear, whizzed past us on their electric bicycles. From our mini-van, we could see others standing in line as they waited patiently for public trolleybuses on the streets of Pyongyang.
The buildings - point blocks and long, slab blocks - could have been taken right out of 1980s Singapore. The people were neither fat nor malnourished.
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