Created on: 28 September 2015
Category: Travel
Once you've made contact with the group you intend to join and provided them with you identification details and time of arrival.... Then you can book your ticket. There is a choice of two airports. Erbil and Sulaymaniyah. Depending what group you ar…
Created on: 28 September 2015
Category: Kit
Weapon prices vary greatly, this is what I paid for mine. AK-47 ( in working order but not in great shape) $750 Glock 19 $2500 Pump-action Shotgun $200 7.62 rounds are between 90c and $1.00 a round. 9mm are about $2.00 a round. Some units will supp…
Created on: 28 September 2015
Category: Travel
There are no working ATMs so take cash with you.
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There is ONE ATM in rojava I am aware of, at a bank in Qamislo, but you are limited to withdrawing 200 dolla…
Created on: 28 September 2015
Category: Travel
There is no working postal service. You can send stuff to Iraq and get it brought over the border - but that would be down to you to organise.
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Created on: 28 September 2015
Category: Money
The local currency in Kurdistan is Iraqi Dinar. At the time of writing this the exchange rates are: 1 GBP = 1765 ID 1 USD = 1158 ID Obviously these are subject to change. There are many free currency conversion apps for smart phones now, it's a goo…
Created on: 28 September 2015
Category: Kit
Vest I brought my own an OSPREY BRITISH ARMY issue vest - I bought it from eBay and it came as a brand new sealed unit with the soft kevlar. You can buy vests in the UK from various different places. If you want to get one here they are available eve…
Created on: 28 September 2015
Category: Kit
Tooth Brush - Available anywhere but if you have a favourite bring it. Tooth Paste - Available - However, there is a type you can get from your dentist called Duraphat 5000 - it has the highest fluoride PPM in it and is actually very good at stoppin…
Created on: 28 September 2015
Category: Kit
Boots 1 brought 2 pairs ( 1 pair of High-Tec Magnums and a pair of Deserts) You can buy boots from every single military supply shop. They are of course not of the same quality as the ones from back home but they are cheap enough to replace as they w…
Created on: 08 September 2015
Category: Situation Explained
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