Posts tagged “kurdistan

once upon a time – the ceremony

we stayed the whole summer. our days drifted away. we were hanging out in the village surrounded by cotton fields. Pazarcik became our place. day by day the big event was getting closer and closer.
one day the sheep started bleating outside the door. the big day started – a new family was born

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once upon a time – the long way #1

we were neighbors in Cologne. he and his friends just lived next door. and we drove him home when he wanted to go back. It was a long journey before we arrived at his place near Pazarcik, somewhere in southeastern Turkey. but we did not know it was the starting point for us, for a much longer trip to discover Kurdistan in Turkey. in 1984

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memories of a vanished world – Diyarbakir

nothing changed! today, 25 years later, I see the same pictures again. I can’t believe, that I have to see special forces in the streets of Diyarbakir again. I can’t believe, that I have to attend funerals of villagers again. again I have to see pictures of destroyed houses and to see people are fleeing again….