The Traffic Girls of Pyongyang

Out of all of the fansites devoted to the world’s public service workers, one stands far above the rest, with dedication, fervor, and borderline obsession. Enter, a shrine dedicated to the hard-working traffic controllers of Pyongyang. This female task force both enforces traffic laws and serves as a face of North Korea for Western visitors. Tourism in Pyongyang is highly regulated, and photography is often restricted; these photos offer a small glimpse into the lives of the ‘Pyongyang Traffic Girls’. Take a look:

Photos Pyongyang Traffic Girls