Kurdistan

Tony and his crew venture to the war zone and fledgling country of Kurdistan to explore the tragic history and hopeful future of the ethnic group known as the Kurds.

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'Tony and his Kurdish translator at the meal in a Kurdish Village' 960 1280

  

Tony in Erbil

Tony in Erbil

Tony walks down the street in Erbil, Kurdistan. 960 1280

  

Tony and Todd filming at the border

Tony and Todd filming at the border

Tony and Todd film at the border between Iraq and Turkey. 960 1280

  

Cow ready to be roasted

Cow ready to be roasted

This cow's head is roasted on a spit over a fire in a Kurdish village. 960 1280

  

Tony shoots an AK47

Tony shoots an AK47

An instructor looks on as Tony shoots an AK 47 during Hostile Environment Training. 960 1280

  

River fish are roasted

River fish are roasted

River fish are roasted over an open fire in downtown Erbil. 960 1280

  

Kurdistan

Kurdistan

The geographic region of Kurdistan comprises land that touches five countries: eastern Turkey, northern Iraq, western Iran, northern Syria and Armenia. Tony and his crew ventured to the war-torn Kurdish region to explore the tragic history and the hopeful future of the Kurds, and sat down with three US soldiers stationed in the fledgling country. 960 1280

  

Masgouf

Masgouf

Masgouf, or roasted river fish, is served with all kinds of accompaniments. 960 1280

  

Kurdish picnic

Kurdish picnic

Tony has a picnic with a Kurdish Family near Rawanduz, Iraq. 960 1280

  

Sheep heads for sale

Sheep heads for sale

Roasted sheep heads for sale in Mardin, Turkey. 960 1280

  

Iraqui helicopter

Iraqui helicopter

The view from inside an Iraqi helicopter. 960 1280

  

Vegetable market

Vegetable market

A fresh vegetable market in Mardin, Turkey. 960 1280

  

Tony shops for boots

Tony shops for boots

Tony shops for boots in Erbil. 960 1280

  

Tony eats with his security team

Tony eats with his security team

Tony has a meal with his security team while in Mardin, Turkey. 960 1280

  

Tony
Tony

Tony

"I apply a tourniquet--something I look forward to demonstrating someday at the supermarket." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Learning roadblock protocol

Learning roadblock protocol

"Zach learns some harsh lessons about roadblock protocol. That's the kindly Rhidian Bridge with the gun." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Team Virginiastan

Team Virginiastan

"Team Virginiastan." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Chopper to chopper footage

Chopper to chopper footage

"Todd, shooting chopper to chopper footage." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Patient is not responding

Patient is not responding

"Explaining why the patient is not responding." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Basics of mine detection

Basics of mine detection

"In which I learn the basics of mine detection." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Kurdish wedding party

Kurdish wedding party

"Kurdish wedding party." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  


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