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not quite the appalachian trail…

July 31, 2009

Has Iraqi Kurdistan become so calm that holidays in the mountains by Americans is now common?

The U.S. State Department said Friday it was investigating reports that three American tourists have been detained by Iranians while hiking near Iran’s border with the self-ruled Kurdish region in northern Iraq.

That said, I hear it’s lovely there this time of year. After all:

The mountainous border area is a popular hiking destination and well-known for its thick growth of pistachio trees.

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