Baghdad Tourist Traps

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    Have a nice camel ride!
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    Where ever you are...

    by alfromcolorado Written Jun 24, 2004

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    Here in Baghdad the term "Tourist Trap" takes on a whole new meaning. My advice? Stay off all highways, streets and alleys and especially stay away from hotels, police stations, soldiers and any other high priority target.

    Unique Suggestions: If you must drive, drive fast. Don't let local cars butt into your convoy. Do not drive over or near ANYTHING-it could be a bomb. This includes dead animals, potholes, guardrails, man-hole covers and other cars (moving or stationary).

    Everyone is out to ambush YOU until proven otherwise.

    Fun Alternatives: Find another job... I did.

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    • Casino and Gambling

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    Riding a Camel

    by hunterV Updated Mar 9, 2008

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    Riding a camel can be quite expensive in Iraq: up to/from $20.
    Think carefully if you really want to have that service available in many places in the south.

    Have a nice camel ride!
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    • Budget Travel
    • Work Abroad
    • Road Trip

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    Get inside Saddam's Hand

    by Paulie52 Written Sep 30, 2005

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    If you give $5 to the local Iraqi guy "guarding" the parade field, you can climb up inside the hand.

    Unique Suggestions: I got into the hand for $2, so feel free to haggle!

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    • Theme Park Trips

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