Awed by the Korean DMZ

By Puah Sze Ning

December 2013 FEATURE
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As the two Koreas marked the 60th anniversary of their armistice earlier this year, I found myself at the DMZ, looking across at the secretive North. In what is the world’s longest cease re, the South offers an unsettling tour of the Zone.The border between North and South Korea. The Demilitarized Zone. DMZ. Not your typical tourist destination. What started off like a bad trip to a theme park during peak season turned into a rollercoaster ride of emotions, tumbling...

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Puah Sze Ning

is a freelance documentary photographer based in KL. She’s a fitness junkie who volunteers for indigenous rights organisations and doesn’t really function until she gets a decent cup of coffee. View more of her work at http://