North Korea’s tourism board has begun marketing surf tours to outsiders. Those who don’t find the jagged boulders and thirty foot surf of Mavericks challenging enough can now have the adrenaline rush of being a sworn enemy in a country rife with gulags and re-education camps with rice-harvesting hour fourteen hours per day. According to the state run newspaper, visitors with an abandon for human suffering can:
“Look round monumental structures, places of historic interest and other tourist attractions in Pyongyang and local areas. North American surfers said they had a very good time in a bathing resort of the DPRK with fascinating scenery and refreshing environment.”
After you catch a wave and thank Dear Leader for creating them you will definitely want to check out the places of historic interest. You will find yourself saying shit like ‘Look, Honey, that leafless tree over there is where they hung a guy for watching MaGyver on a smuggled handset!’ Its really the ultimate surf stop if you exclude the fact you have to wear a burlap jumpsuit into the ocean and will be executed for smoking a J afterwords. The four foot surf and ample porridge are totally worth it. If you pound the booze like Dennis Rodman, this will probably seem like a solid getaway.
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