Faces & Places of Damscus, Syria

To get a flavor of Damascus I share with you some photographs I took while wandering the old city.

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How many people can you fit on a motorcycle. The answer might be found here in Damascus, Syria.

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Heading to the Mosque. Woman always must pray separate from the men, who are praying below.

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The ancient alleys and cobbled streets are a visual feast. Then the infrastructure retrofit in this centuries old dwellings provides a patchwork of chaos that somehow works.


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Fresh squeezed juice.

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Shoes for sale in one of the covered Souks in Damascus.

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Even in Syria you have Monopoly and Scrabble.

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Dhikr Beads in the market souk of Damascus.

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Roman Ruins in Damascus.

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Chicken salesman – Damascus.

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Old wall in old city.

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Ancient gate to the old city in Damascus.

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Bread and pastry bakery in Damascus.

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