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    • In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 swimmers rest beside a wave pool at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang.
    • A child holds an ice cream as a woman takes a bite, next to a street-side food stall.
    • A child runs at a sun-drenched street in the North Korean capital.
    • Swimmers disembark from a water slide at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang.
    • A general view of Pyongyang during a summer day.
    • A group of leisure dancers relaxes at the Moran hill park in Pyongyang.
    • A group of swimmers waits for a ride at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang.
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    In a photo taken on June 16, 2019 swimmers rest beside a wave pool at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang.

    Every year, lots of people await June, as the start of summer means a lot of good things – vacations for students, beach parties, ice cream, and plenty of holidays. The summer heat also brings its problems, so everyone needs to double their efforts to have loads of fun while keeping cool!

    People in Pyongyang seem to be quite equipped when it comes to surviving the dog days: pools and water parks are open and hosting a lot of North Koreans who try to escape the hot weather!

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