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