(CNN)North Korea celebrated the 85th anniversary of the founding of its army Tuesday, a significant date in the country’s calendar.
Built in 1974, Mansugyo Soft Drinks restaurant is one of the oldest in Pyongyang. Our minder remembers coming here every Sunday morning with his parents as a child. Obviously, he had a privileged upbringing. Many North Koreans aren't so fortunate.
We are rarely allowed to photograph these, but images of the late North Korean leaders adorn most public spaces in Pyongyang. This photo shows President Kim Il Sung and his son and successor General Kim Jong Il inspecting a restaurant in 1974.
Rare look inside a North Korean supermarket, where many of the products come from China. This market is particularly popular because it was inspected five years ago by North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.