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Dusk at the Umayyad Mosque - Damascus, Syria  

Dusk at the Umayyad Mosque - Damascus, Syria

The Smiling Soul of Syria

April 1st 2008
Syria is fast becoming one of my favourite countries as it possesses the four ingredients that make for memorable travel: attractions, culture, food and people. The splendours of Krak des Chevaliers and Palmyra awakened me to the first two of these ingredients, but for the final two, I needed to plunge into the cities of Aleppo and Damascus. Aleppo reminded me of a smaller version of Cairo - th ... read more
Middle East » Syria » South » Damascus

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
14th June 2010

A thing of beauty is a joyfor ever. we can get peaceful. excellent, beautiful.
22nd June 2010

very pleasent to eyes

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