Syria - The Pearl of the East... August 10th 2007 The city of Damascus wakes up every day and opens its arms to touch you softly like the fabric of damask and bloom in front of you in its entire splendor like a damask rose. Walking through its streets you will soon find yourself intoxicated by the magic of this ancient city and the magic of the Middle East.
T.E. Lawrence once wrote about Damascus: "The silent gardens blurred green with river mi ... read more
Middle East » Syria » South » Damascus 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
"Life is like a puff of smoke, a wonderful seductive illusion..."
Sometimes when I look up to the sky, it happens that a plane is flying by... taking off to a far away destination somewhere over the rainbow and beyond the horizon... So now and then I ask myself where is the plane heading for... and what would the pilot say if I asked him whether or not he could fly me to the moon!? Maybe he would just smile and think: "What a silly request and what a silly boy"...
Every place of this world's got different colours, different people with different stories to tell... so if you feel like lis... full info