Nampo, North Korea, 27 July 2014. Inside the visitors' center hangs a gigantic picture of a proud Kim Jong-il posing in front of the West Sea Barrage, or Nampo Dam.
Nampo, North Korea, 27 July 2014. Nampo Dam was constructed between 1981 and 1986 and now closes off Taedong River from the Yellow - or Western - Sea.
Nampo, North Korea, 27 July 2014.  Monumental statue of Kim il-Sung at the entrance to a collective farm near Nampo.
Nampo, North Korea, 27 July 2014.  Housing for farm workers and communal buildings in the center of a collective farming village near Nampo.
Nampo, North Korea, 27 July 2014. An ox cart making its own way home along a footpath near Nampo.
Nampo, North Korea, 27 July 2014. North Korean farmers returning from work.
Nampo, North Korea, 27 July 2014.  Rice fields of a collective farm near Nampo.