North Korea was in the news a lot at the end of last year (wow… 2011 is really over!) because their leader, Kim Jong-il died. North Korea is largely closed off to the rest of the world and it’s very difficult to gain access to this heavily guarded nation. While there was a lot of speculation about the transition of power to his youngest son, Kim Jong-un and the future of this mysterious country, there was also a lot of talk about the bizarre, over the top mourning over Kim Jong-il’s death. You’ve probably read enough about that, so we won’t get into it here.
Can you see all the people making up the backdrop?! Scroll further down to see close-ups. CRAZY.
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