Kurdish men take selfies in front of the Citadel of Erbil, Iraq. Among Mountains and Martyrs. May 2018. Kurdistan is home to rushing rivers, spectacular peaks, and fiercely hospitable people. It could be the Middle East’s premier outdoor destination—except for a few lingering problems, like the thousands of land mines left over from decades of war.
Illuminated check point at dusk in Old City of Mosul, Iraq. Among Mountains and Martyrs. April 2018.