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Magic carpet coffee

August 18, 2014

And other coffee stories..

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Baghdad rooftops

August 13, 2014

We weren’t really allowed out much in Baghdad, but here is the view from the roof.
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Globalization

August 11, 2014

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Desert days

August 7, 2014

When we arrived at the airport in Kurdistan… sandstorm. The sky turns beige.
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Tea time

August 4, 2014

Iraqi tea time is an institution. Chai is brewed with cardamom, very strong and sweet, in little tea cups.

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Carnival night

July 31, 2014

Bumper cars and the ferris wheel! (Remember the country fair in Bratunac? Cotton candy is the same everywhere…)

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River boat

July 28, 2014

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Juice bar

July 24, 2014

Fresh cantalope juice! Made with ice chipped by hand from a big ice block.
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All that glitters

July 21, 2014

A lovely hotel in southern Iraq, looking over the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

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Fly-over country

July 17, 2014

Flying over the desert in southern Iraq, we saw the oil fields burning.
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