Meet 20-year-old Miss Kim, a student studying English at Pyongyang's University of Foreign Studies. As a reward for good behaviour, she was given the task of escorting French photographer Eric Lafforgue as he toured North Korea earlier this year.
'She had never previously left Pyongyang,' explains Lafforgue. 'It was a unique opportunity for her to visit her own country and to get to meet and speak to a foreigner.
Welcome to North Korea! English student and tour guide Miss Kim stands in front of the Grand National Theatre in Hamhung, capital of South Hamgyŏng province