Photo Essay



Mardin is located in southeastern Turkey along the Silk Road. Foundation of the settlements start from years around BC 4500.

Muslims Christians Turkish Kurdish Arabs and also many acient civilizations lived on these lands all together in peace for many centuries.

Because of the terror in the area for more than two decades , thousands of people have moved away from their homes.

This is what it is left today.

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4 responses

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (10 Oct 2011):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

  • Niharika Sanyal

    Niharika Sanyal gave props (17 Oct 2011):

    Beautiful shots, my vote!

  • The Man Who Isn't There

    The Man Who Isn't There (Deleted) gave props (28 Oct 2011):

    Nice story. Voted!

  • Amit Gupta

    Amit Gupta gave props (26 Jan 2012):

    Beautiful shots. Well presented!

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