The Ryugyong Hotel in North Korea was the result of good old-fashioned cold war rivalry. Russia sent a man into space, so the Americans sent a man to the moon; South Korea built the world’s tallest hotel, so North Korea set out to build the world’s strangest building… a logical response, of course! http://bit.ly/XcQWpI(Image from Duesride/Wikipedia.)

The Ryugyong Hotel in North Korea was the result of good old-fashioned cold war rivalry. Russia sent a man into space, so the Americans sent a man to the moon; South Korea built the world’s tallest hotel, so North Korea set out to build the world’s strangest building… a logical response, of course! http://bit.ly/XcQWpI

(Image from Duesride/Wikipedia.)

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