Fast road to Dohuk

By Polly Greeks In Travel

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6th December, 2012
As it turns out, there are two ways to reach Dohuk from the south. The first road to the city is the slower but safer route, winding through Kurdistan’s sun-bleached hills and skirting small mudbrick villages as it makes its way towards the mountains. The second road passes through the outer suburbs of Mosul, a crater-pocked city of rubble and dust where machine-gun-toting soldiers man checkpoints at regular intervals along the potholed way. This northern Iraqi city is branded one of the most dangerous on Earth, with more than 300 bombings, kidnappings, murders and other attacks reported ...

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