Took me three months to convince this guy to let me take his picture. He had the hookup on DVDs like no other.If you’re even in BIAP, go to see Ali. You can’t miss his place.
Most prolific weapon system the world has ever known.
Former Iraqi army post under Saddam’s Ba’ath party. Just a ghost town, now.
I took this picture in Baghdad, 2010. I thought I’d go back to my tent and look it up on online; figure out what was crawling around in the dirt with me.I have yet to do so. Even now, two years later and with Google at my fingertips, I’m too lazy to get to the bottom of it. So here you go, Tumblr.
Can’t find your goat? Maybe you painted him blue?
Fruit cart. This guy always had the freshest stuff.
Iraqi soldiers at an OP, doing their thing. I’m not gonna lie… I really enjoyed training the Iraqi Army and watching them develop soldier skills. They’re a really good group of guys. The Iraqi Police, however… *shudder*
The Lion of Baghdad. One of my favorite memories of Iraq was seeing and touching this statue. It’s ancient. It’s a lion (now headless) eating a man alive. Fitting, given where it’s at.
Iraqi Army post in central Baghdad.
My Arabic isn’t that strong, but I’m pretty sure it says, “[something] is our responsibility”
If any of you can correct my translation, I’d appreciate it.
Just down the street from the eighth gate to Babylon.