Monday, 28 October 2019

How the World’s First Floating Hotel ended up as a Doomed Wreck in North Korea

quote [ We’ll file this one under “Things that ended up in North Korea”. When it first opened in 1988 on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, it promised “paradise at sea”; a floating seven-storey mega structure with nearly 200 rooms, nightclubs, bars, restaurants, a helipad, a tennis court and a 50-seat underwater observatory. Within a decade, it would be floated across 14,000km of ocean and parked in an equally, soon-to-be doomed North Korean tourist resort. ]

We're the floating hotel
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[by ScoobySnacks@5:07amGMT]


v0rteck said @ 11:39pm GMT on 3rd Nov
I mean, that’s pretty much the definition of a cruise ship.

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