Kurdish Nietzsche (Hard Times in Halabja) / by Cyrus

Continuing the "Mustaches of the Middle East" series: I met #Nietzsche on a mountain in #Kurdistan. No, he's just one of few remaining members of the Kakai religious sect living near the border of #Iraq and #Iran. We had a barbecue and he gave vague answers to all our questions because "you can't give these news people everything they want . They won't understand anyway." True true. #travel #hermits #mustache One of few remaining members of the Kakai religious sect living near the border of Iraq and Iran. The Kakai play ecstatic music on the tanbur. This man claimed he had songs inspired by the birds. But he wouldn't play them for outsiders.

We had a barbecue and he gave vague answers to all our questions because "you can't give these news people everything they want. They won't understand anyway." A wise man.