It has been almost I year and I am back in the US now, still thinking I would want to try some sort of Iraq to Normandy type trip, kind of bucket list type thing. Think I will try and learn the language too. I enjoyed my year in Iraq, I went to make some money and accomplish a few goals financially. Feel bad for all the folks trying to live and work in Baghdad and southern Iraq...Lots of fighting when we departed very close to our compound at the airport. Unfortunately the only time I saw anything but the airport was when we fly to Amman or Dubai, as we were not allowed off base.
Maybe someday someone will develop a tour guide type business and bring groups to Erbil and explore the moutons of Northern Iraq.
"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return."
Leonardo da Vinci[/FONT]