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Door, Aleppo  
   

Door, Aleppo

North from Hamma, Dead Cities and Aleppo, Syria

August 8th 2010
Everything I'd read about the Dead Cities said go there at sunset or sunrise, or better yet, go in the winter when the mists rise and experience the full effect of just how eerie cities that were abandoned over 1500 years ago can be....I left Rob in Hama with a stomach bug for company and set off... I, of course, got there at midday - madness in that heat, and not too surprisngly, I was the ... read more
Middle East » Syria » East

Syrian Flag Following the breakup of the Ottoman Empire during World War I, Syria was administered by the French until independence in 1946. In the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, Syria lost the Golan Heights to Israel. Syrian troops - stationed in Lebanon since 1976 in ... ... read more
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