Peace along the border despite N. Korean threats

Peace along the border despite N. Korean threatsOne soldier enjoys a cigarette, another sits reading quietly on the riverbank: seen from the Chinese side of the border, North Korea’s army does not appear to be on a war footing despite all the bellicose language. Dandong city is the main crossing point to North Korea, and every day hundreds of tourists embark on small boats for a cruise on the Yalu border river and a fleeting glimpse of another world. Further south, the border between North and South Korea is one of the world’s most heavily fortified.

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