Beyond the Potemkin illusion
Thursday, May 19 2016 at 7:30PM
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North End Social Club
60 Roff Avenue
Bedford MK41 7TW
What's the talk about?
Robin Tudge is a writer in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, he has lived and worked in Chicago, Moscow, Hanoi, Beijing and Pyongyang.
As an author he has written the No Nonsense Guide to Global Surveillance, the best-selling Rough Guide to Conspiracy Theories, and contributed to the pioneering Bradt Guide to North Korea. He has visited North Korea several times since 2001 and has led tours there in 2013 and 2015 for the leading tour company, Koryo Tours.
This talk will be an illustrated presentation on travelling to that impoverished, surprising country, and how much one can see beyond the Potemkin illusion.