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Late afternoon on fertile fields - Kurdish Region, Iraq  

Late afternoon on fertile fields - Kurdish Region, Iraq

Killing Me With Kindness

February 16th 2013
In the Middle East, the visitor is seen as a gift from God. But like any gift, the reaction to its receipt is related to its frequency; the more regular the gift, the less enthusiastic the response. The Middle East bestows the most hospitable of welcomes on visitors, and since I never met or saw any other foreign tourist during my ten days in the Kurdish region of Iraq, it meant that all latent ho ... read more
Middle East » Iraq » North » Arbil

Iraqi Flag 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
13th March 2013

Wah lau Weh (Hokkien Expression for Great!)
Simply breathtaking, could use a cuppa and just gazing at God's creation.

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