Karlos Zurutuza

a freelance correspondent and regular writer for Polo's Bastards.

Iraq – Lalish And The Yezidi Kurds

Lalish: the Kurds´ hidden treasure in northern Iraq Safe in the Kurdish haven of northern Iraq, but still only 50 km north of war-torn Mosul, lies Lalish, the Yezidi Kurds´ holiest shrine. Visiting this particular site, tantamount to the Catholics´ Vatican or Muslims’ Mecca, had become an obsession since I first came across Yezidi Kurds…