Babylon: Visiting the Fabled City

Babylon: Visiting the Fabled City

Babylon Visiting the Fabled City Babylon: Visiting the Fabled City   Babylon is probably the most famous place in the whole of Iraq, despite the fact that the hanging gardens are long gone.  Archeologists aren’t even sure that they were actually in Babylon! ...
Samarra: Climbing the Malwiya Minaret

Samarra: Climbing the Malwiya Minaret

Samarra Climibing the Malwiya Minaret Samarra: Climbing the Malwiya Minaret   The Malwiya minaret is one of the most iconic buildings in Iraq and was the highlight of my 3 week trip to the country.  It’s beautiful, terrifying if you have vertigo and located in...