On the piste in Iraqi Kurdistan: where skis are replacing bullets

Apr 20, 2013 Read more: The Guardian 6

Igor Urizar, a Basque, has created a ski resort in the mountains in a Kurdish village near the Iraq-Iran border Kurds of all ages have been quick to take up skiing in the pristine mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan.

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TRUTHlover

Hurstville, Australia

#1 Apr 22, 2013
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"..Locals can hardly wait for the moment when the sound of gliding skis replaces the bullets and shells in a location that Salah describes as "a paradise yet to be discovered"....

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How beautifully expressed ....
Cheers,
placebo

Athens, Greece

#2 Apr 22, 2013
Biji Kurdistan!
TRUTHlover

Hurstville, Australia

#3 Apr 22, 2013
good on you .... just don't forget where the border of the Republic of Turkey starts ....

cheers,
placebo

Athens, Greece

#4 Apr 22, 2013
what is turkey?
i only know turdey
TRUTHlover

Hurstville, Australia

#5 Apr 22, 2013
the only thing you know is to kiss the Greco azzz so that he does not send you to Turkey ....

cheers,
placebo

Athens, Greece

#6 Apr 22, 2013
turkey?
you mean turdey

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