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  • Nemrut, assumed to be a royal tomb from the 1st century BCE.

  • End of Ramadan in Sanli Urfa.

  • Kurds displaced by the conflict living again the walls of the old city of Diyarbakir.

  • Hats in a shop window in old Diyabakir.

  • In the old city center of Diyarbakir.

  • Yeni Diyarbakir--New Diyarbakir

  • The Sanko shopping center of Gaziantep

  • swimming in lake Van.

These images of the primarily Kurdish far East of Turkey were made for the fresh, iconoclastic, award-winning travel magazine AFAR. The whole thing was beautiful, despite the intense heat. Go, but maybe not in August.