We weren’t really allowed out much in Baghdad, but here is the view from the roof.
When we arrived at the airport in Kurdistan… sandstorm. The sky turns beige.
Iraqi tea time is an institution. Chai is brewed with cardamom, very strong and sweet, in little tea cups.
Bumper cars and the ferris wheel! (Remember the country fair in Bratunac? Cotton candy is the same everywhere…)
Fresh cantalope juice! Made with ice chipped by hand from a big ice block.
A lovely hotel in southern Iraq, looking over the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
Flying over the desert in southern Iraq, we saw the oil fields burning.