In the North of Iraq is the autonomous Region Kurdistan. It is an area branded with war and fightings. We spent 11 days in Kurdistan. Driving from the Turkish – Kurdistan Border to Sulaimaniyya and back.
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- Visa: 30 days visa free
- Currency: Iraqi Dinar; 1340 IQD = 1,00€
- Car: We had to pay 10 000 Dinar for entering and 10 000 Dinar again when we left the country.
- Diesel and LPG everywhere available. Diesel: 650 Dinar ; LPG: 350 Dinar
- Camping with the car: No problem; but you will probably getting a visit from Asayîş (the Kurdish intelligence Service), so it might be better to double check with a military checkpoint or police station
Border crossing Turkey – Iraqi Kurdistan:
Growing up in the Schengen area, I remembered border crossings in Europe from my early childhood as something very easygoing and as a child actually quiet exciting. Well the more you grow up, the more you see. [read more]