The New Iraq October 23rd 2009 For more of my photos, or to buy my book, please visit www.nickkembel.com
Before you read ahead, forget everything you know about Iraq.
The ancient Mesopotamian ruins of Ur and Nineveh, where civilization began and writing and law codes were invented, the site of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the purported location of the Garden of Eden, ... read more
Middle East » Iraq » North » Arbil Formerly part of the Ottoman Empire, Iraq was occupied by Britain during the course of World War I; in 1920, it was declared a League of Nations mandate under UK administration. In stages over the next dozen years, Iraq attained its independence as a... ... read more
I an a nomad of Canadian origin that has been exploring the various corners of the world for over 10 years. My education is in Anthropology and Religious Studies, and in my travels, I have focused on visiting and photographing the spiritual centers of the world. I have been to 45 countries, with highlights including Burma, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Syria, Guatemala, and China.
I have taught English in Thailand, Korea, China, and for the last 5 years, Taiwan. I'm not backpacking as much as I used to, but my daily life in Taiwan... full info