Dust + Light + Doubt / by Cyrus

"Kaka, let me help you blow those rocks around with an airhose loosely connected to that clanking diesel generator on wheels while the sun sets near the border of Iraq and Iran," is how I imagine this conversation going. Stuck in the dusty and strangely beautiful city of Kalar in one last-ditch attempt to uncover whatever remains of traditional music in Iraqi #Kurdistan. It's 3am, I'm sleeping on a floor and I'm still not sure if we were successful. #travel #photo #existentialdoubt "Kaka, let me help you blow those rocks around with an airhose loosely connected to that clanking diesel generator on wheels while the sun sets near the border of Iraq and Iran," is how I imagine this conversation going. Stuck in the dusty and strangely beautiful city of Kalar in one last-ditch attempt to uncover whatever remains of traditional music in Iraqi Kurdistan. It's 3am, I'm sleeping on a floor and I'm still not sure if we were successful.