North Korea

Sand Origin

Taedong river, Pyongyang

Random Sand Fact

Guess what the first commercial trade between North and South Korea after the Korean War in the 1950s was?

You’re right, sand!

Truckloads of sand crossed the border by land as the very first commercial trade from North Korea to the South. The happening in 2004 was well-covered by the media and described as a symbolically important bridge. One soon washed away like writing in the sand…

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