Ruins / by Cyrus

Spring time in the mountains of #Kurdistan. But don't be fooled, these abandoned villages near #Halabja are the remnants of a brutal genocide of the Kurdish people by Saddam Hussein. #Iraq #Iran #travel #photography #nature #mountain Spring time in the mountains of Kurdistan. But don't be fooled, these abandoned villages near Halabja are remnants of Saddam's Al Anfal campaign. The villages still have people living in them part time, but the traditional lifestyle is more or less gone.