<i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 26 Sep, 2000 - Al-Merjeh, the center of Damascus <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 26 Sep, 2000 - Al-Merjeh, the center of Damascus <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 26 Sep, 2000 - Entrance to the Souq al-Hamadiyyeh <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 26 Sep, 2000 - Souq al-Hamadiyyeh, Damascus' main covered market <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 26 Sep, 2000 - Shop at Souq al-Hamadiyyeh <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 27 Sep, 2000 - Sweets on the streets of the Old Damascus <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 27 Sep, 2000 - Water seller <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 27 Sep, 2000 - Umayyad Mosque <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 27 Sep, 2000 - Minaret of Jesus at Umayyad Mosque <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 27 Sep, 2000 - Schoolboys at Umayyad Mosque <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 27 Sep, 2000 - Bedouins near Saladin's Mausoleum <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 27 Sep, 2000 - Retro road fleet <i>Syria - Damascus</i><br/> 27 Sep, 2000 - Hakawiti, the storyteller <i>Syria - Seidnaya</i><br/> 28 Sep, 2000 - Seidnayya, important Christian pilgrimage center <i>Syria - Maalula</i><br/> 28 Sep, 2000 - The village of Maalula at Anti-Lebanon mountain range <i>Syria - Maalula</i><br/> 28 Sep, 2000 - St. Thecla's tomb (Convent of St. Thecla in Maalula) <i>Syria - Maalula</i><br/> 28 Sep, 2000 - Early Christian settlements near Maalula <i>Syria - Bosra ash-Sham</i><br/> 29 Sep, 2000 - Entrance to the Roman theatre <i>Syria - Bosra ash-Sham</i><br/> 29 Sep, 2000 -  One of the best preserved Roman theatres in the world <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 30 Sep, 2000 - Everyone wants to be photographed <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 30 Sep, 2000 - Qala'at ibn Maan, a 17th century Arab castle <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 30 Sep, 2000 - Tower of Elahbel <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 30 Sep, 2000 - Sunset at Palmyra <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 30 Sep, 2000 - The Monumental Arch <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 30 Sep, 2000 - Column-lined street, the main artery of the Palmyra <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Temple of Bel-Shamin <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Bedouin <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - The Great Colonnade street <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Tetrapylon <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Qala'at ibn Maan is visible from everywhere in Palmyra <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Camp of Diocletian <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Apocalypse now <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - The Funerary Towers <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Valley of the Tombs <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Human bones inside one of the tombs <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Camel of the desert <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Truck of the desert <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - View from the Qala'at ibn Maan <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - Signs of the desert <i>Syria - Palmyra</i><br/> 01 Oct, 2000 - View from the Qala'at ibn Maan <i>Syria - Hama</i><br/> 02 Oct, 2000 - One of the mosques in Hama <i>Syria - Krak des Chevaliers</i><br/> 03 Oct, 2000 - Crusader castle Krak des Chevaliers <i>Syria - Krak des Chevaliers</i><br/> 03 Oct, 2000 - Inside the castle <i>Syria - Musyaf</i><br/> 03 Oct, 2000 - The Musyaf castle was held by the Ismaili Assassins <i>Syria - Musyaf</i><br/> 03 Oct, 2000 - View from the Musyaf castle <i>Syria - Apamea</i><br/> 03 Oct, 2000 - The 2 km long Colonade street of Apamea <i>Syria - Qala'at Sheisar</i><br/> 03 Oct, 2000 - Qala'at Sheisar, build by the Fatimids <i>Syria - Hama</i><br/> 04 Oct, 2000 - Noria, large wooden water wheel <i>Syria - Hama</i><br/> 04 Oct, 2000 - Old-timer <i>Syria - Hama</i><br/> 04 Oct, 2000 - The Four Norias of Bechriyyat <i>Syria - Dead Cities</i><br/> 05 Oct, 2000 - The dead city of Serjilla <i>Syria - Dead Cities</i><br/> 05 Oct, 2000 - Abandoned Byzantine town of Serjilla <i>Syria - Qasr Ibn Wardan</i><br/> 05 Oct, 2000 - Qasr Ibn Wardan erected by Byzantine emperor Justinian <i>Syria - Qasr Ibn Wardan</i><br/> 05 Oct, 2000 - Inside Qasr Ibn Wardan <i>Syria - Qasr Ibn Wardan</i><br/> 05 Oct, 2000 - Caretaker of Qasr Ibn Wardan <i>Syria - Qasr Ibn Wardan</i><br/> 05 Oct, 2000 - Beehive houses on the road to Qasr Ibn Wardan <i>Syria - Qasr Ibn Wardan</i><br/> 05 Oct, 2000 - Bedouin children near beehive houses <i>Syria - Aleppo</i><br/> 06 Oct, 2000 - Hafez al-Assad is everywhere <i>Syria - Aleppo</i><br/> 06 Oct, 2000 - The Citadel of Aleppo <i>Syria - Aleppo</i><br/> 06 Oct, 2000 - On Fridays everything is closed <i>Syria - Qala'at Samaan</i><br/> 07 Oct, 2000 - Qala'at Samaan, named after St. Simeon Stylites <i>Syria - Qala'at Samaan</i><br/> 07 Oct, 2000 - St. Simeon built himself a 15m pillar to perch atop <i>Syria - Aleppo</i><br/> 08 Oct, 2000 - Virgin Mary at Greek Catholic Church <i>Syria - Aleppo</i><br/> 08 Oct, 2000 - Baker at Al-Jdeida <i>Syria - Aleppo</i><br/> 08 Oct, 2000 - The Aladdin's cave-like interior of the Aleppo's Souq <i>Syria - Aleppo</i><br/> 08 Oct, 2000 - The fabulous covered souqs of Aleppo
Syria

Syria

Damascus

26 Sep, 2000
Al-Merjeh, the center of Damascus
Entrance to the Souq al-Hamadiyyeh
Souq al-Hamadiyyeh, Damascus' main covered market
Shop at Souq al-Hamadiyyeh
27 Sep, 2000
Sweets on the streets of the Old Damascus
Water seller
Umayyad Mosque
Minaret of Jesus at Umayyad Mosque
Schoolboys at Umayyad Mosque
Bedouins near Saladin's Mausoleum
Retro road fleet
Hakawiti, the storyteller

Seidnaya

28 Sep, 2000
Seidnayya, important Christian pilgrimage center

Maalula

The village of Maalula at Anti-Lebanon mountain range
St. Thecla's tomb (Convent of St. Thecla in Maalula)
Early Christian settlements near Maalula

Bosra ash-Sham

29 Sep, 2000
Entrance to the Roman theatre
One of the best preserved Roman theatres in the world

Palmyra

30 Sep, 2000
Everyone wants to be photographed
Qala'at ibn Maan, a 17th century Arab castle
Tower of Elahbel
Sunset at Palmyra
The Monumental Arch
Column-lined street, the main artery of the Palmyra
01 Oct, 2000
Temple of Bel-Shamin
Bedouin
The Great Colonnade street
Tetrapylon
Qala'at ibn Maan is visible from everywhere in Palmyra
Camp of Diocletian
Apocalypse now
The Funerary Towers
Valley of the Tombs
Human bones inside one of the tombs
Camel of the desert
Truck of the desert
View from the Qala'at ibn Maan
Signs of the desert
View from the Qala'at ibn Maan

Hama

02 Oct, 2000
One of the mosques in Hama

Krak des Chevaliers

03 Oct, 2000
Crusader castle Krak des Chevaliers
Inside the castle

Musyaf

The Musyaf castle was held by the Ismaili Assassins
View from the Musyaf castle

Apamea

The 2 km long Colonade street of Apamea

Qala'at Sheisar

Qala'at Sheisar, build by the Fatimids

Hama

04 Oct, 2000
Noria, large wooden water wheel
Old-timer
The Four Norias of Bechriyyat

Dead Cities

05 Oct, 2000
The dead city of Serjilla
Abandoned Byzantine town of Serjilla

Qasr Ibn Wardan

Qasr Ibn Wardan erected by Byzantine emperor Justinian
Inside Qasr Ibn Wardan
Caretaker of Qasr Ibn Wardan
Beehive houses on the road to Qasr Ibn Wardan
Bedouin children near beehive houses

Aleppo

06 Oct, 2000
Hafez al-Assad is everywhere
The Citadel of Aleppo
On Fridays everything is closed

Qala'at Samaan

07 Oct, 2000
Qala'at Samaan, named after St. Simeon Stylites
St. Simeon built himself a 15m pillar to perch atop

Aleppo

08 Oct, 2000
Virgin Mary at Greek Catholic Church
Baker at Al-Jdeida
The Aladdin's cave-like interior of the Aleppo's Souq
The fabulous covered souqs of Aleppo