image via Yeowatzup on Flickr
So this "hotel" which has been in process for 20 years in the N. Korean capital has finally resumed work. It is a colossal failure and makes pretty much every worst building ever list. Now, much like the rest of the city, they are cleaning up the facade but aren't keen to give firm details about it being useful. They do say the rotating restaurant will function come 2010. Go read the BBC article for more info.
Why didn't i ever work somewhere like the Hotel of Doom?? Think of how little customer service must be involved in that job. Don't like the beds? Too bad. The Great Leader chose them. It is that or forced labor camps.
God bless you North Korea and your "antics". Speaking of... read Guy Delisle's fantastic graphic novel about living there for a bit.
Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea