Bizarre Dictatorships

Bizarre Dictatorships

North Korea and Turkmenistan are among the few really bizarre dictatorship countries. But beside strange political systems and rules these country boast worth visiting places like the marble capital of Ashgabat, the green parks with various majestic moments of Pyongyang, the desert gas craters of Dervaza or the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, which will remind you of the Cold War years. Don't miss the chance to visit one of these countries in 2016 to explore their regimes that might stop existing in the near future. 

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