Exploring The Mesopotamian Marshes of Iraq

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Historical Marshes of Iraq Nestled in the flood plains between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, the Mesopotamian (literally meaning "land between two rivers") Marshes of Iraq are the largest wetlands…

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How to Travel to Iraq
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How to Travel to Iraq

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The Fastest Way to Travel to Iraq Did you know that's it's possible to travel to Iraq even without a visa? The northern region of Iraqi Kurdistan is visa free…

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How To Travel to Babylon, Iraq

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What is Babylon, Iraq? Babylon was once one of the most important cities in the ancient world. It served as the capital city of Babylonia, a kingdom in ancient Mesopotamia,…

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A Narrow Escape From Iraq
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A Narrow Escape From Iraq

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Rocky Road Travel Founder Shane tells the story of that time he was forced to go on the run in Northern Iraq. How to Dodge an Invading Army “The Iraqi…

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Palace’s of Saddam Hussein

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Inside a Saddam Hussein Palace It's estimated that Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein built 8o - 100 palaces during his 24 year reign. Billions of dollars were spent on lavish structures…

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Essential Baghdad Travel Guide

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Top 5 Baghdad Tourist Attractions One of the most important cities in human history, Baghdad has a long and illustrious past. As a center for prestigious learning and culture, it…

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Iraq Tours From The UK

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There are now many options for Iraq Tours from the UK. Since the fall of ISIS in Iraq, Rocky Road Travel conducted numerous research trips and concluded that many places…

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How do you get to Iraq?
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How do you get to Iraq?

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Travel to Iraq Iraq has long been off the tourist radar. Since the fall is ISIS in the region however, things are starting to change. More and more people are…

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Top 5 things to do in Iraqi Kurdistan
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Top 5 things to do in Iraqi Kurdistan

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Add these to your Kurdistan travel list 1. Lalish There’s nowhere quite like Lalish. This is the holiest site of the Yazidi religion. The much persecuted Yazis are today spread…

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Why Iraq is the next holiday hotspot

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The cradle of civilization. Beneath Iraq's reputation for war and turmoil lies another almost forgotten reputation -  It’s status for being the cradle of civilisation. It is this reputation that…

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