The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
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Syria 2010

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  Aleppo   Homs   Palmyra   Krak de Chevaliers   Damascus

Aleppo

"Welcome to Syria", Aleppo, Syria 2010
"Welcome to Syria"
Lush Fields: 24 miles W of Aleppo, Syria 2010
Lush Fields: 24 miles W of Aleppo
Olive Trees: 20 miles W of Aleppo, Syria 2010
Olive Trees: 20 miles W of Aleppo
City Clock Tower, Aleppo, Syria 2010
City Clock Tower
Hafez Assad, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Hafez Assad, Aleppo
Plush Martini Dar Zamaria, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Plush Martini Dar Zamaria
Martini Dar Zamaria Traditional interior courtyard, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Martini Dar Zamaria
Traditional interior courtyard
Bab Antakya ("Antioch Gate"), Aleppo, Syria 2010
Bab Antakya ("Antioch Gate")
Aleppo Citadel, Syria 2010
Aleppo Citadel
Citadel on (restored) glacis Om a natural hill, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Citadel on (restored) glacis
Om a natural hill
Citadel Entrance Bridge, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Citadel Entrance Bridge
Citadel Entrance (I), Aleppo, Syria 2010
Citadel Entrance (I)
Citadel Entrance (II), Aleppo, Syria 2010
Citadel Entrance (II)
Citadel Entrance (III) Part of a series of six 90� turns., Aleppo, Syria 2010
Citadel Entrance (III)
Part of a series of six 90� turns.
Citadel Tower, protecting gate, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Citadel Tower, protecting gate
Citadel interior, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Citadel interior
Citadel Theater, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Citadel Theater
Rebuilt Throne Room, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Rebuilt Throne Room
Armenian Cathedral Tower, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Armenian Cathedral Tower
Armenian Cathedral: Armenian Genocide Monument, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Armenian Cathedral: Armenian Genocide Monument
Great Mosque, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Great Mosque
Aleppo Souk, Syria 2010
Aleppo Souk
Aleppo Souk, Syria 2010
Aleppo Souk
Aleppo Souk, Syria 2010
Aleppo Souk
Splendid Entrance of National Museum, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Splendid Entrance of National Museum
National Museum Hittite Weather God, smiting ungodly, Aleppo, Syria 2010
National Museum
Hittite Weather God, smiting ungodly
Aleppo street scene, Syria 2010
Aleppo street scene
17 miles SW of Aleppo, Syria 2010
17 miles SW of Aleppo
26 miles SW of Aleppo, Syria 2010
26 miles SW of Aleppo
52 miles North of Homs, Aleppo, Syria 2010
52 miles North of Homs
Hafez Assad, 12 miles N of Homs, Aleppo, Syria 2010
Hafez Assad, 12 miles N of Homs
11 miles North of Homs, Aleppo, Syria 2010
11 miles North of Homs

Homs

Bashar Assad, Homs, Syria 2010
Bashar Assad, Homs
Old wall/gate, Homs, Syria 2010
Old wall/gate

Palmyra

Fruit trees, 13 miles SE of Homs, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Fruit trees, 13 miles SE of Homs
90pct desert, 31 miles W of Palymra, Palmyra, Syria 2010
90pct desert, 31 miles W of Palymra
Qala'at ibn Maan (17th c.), Palmyra, Syria 2010
Qala'at ibn Maan (17th c.)
The Great Colonnade, Palmyra, Syria 2010
The Great Colonnade
Temple of Bel (32 AD) Inner Cella, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Temple of Bel (32 AD)
Inner Cella
Temple of Bel (Interior), Palmyra, Syria 2010
Temple of Bel (Interior)
Temple of Bel: Detail, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Temple of Bel: Detail
Carving, Temple of Bel, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Carving, Temple of Bel
Carving of Camel (Temple of Bel), Palmyra, Syria 2010
Carving of Camel
(Temple of Bel)
Palmyra: Palms, Syria 2010
Palmyra: Palms
Temple of Bel (Courtyard), Palmyra, Syria 2010
Temple of Bel (Courtyard)
Colonnnade entrance, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Colonnnade entrance
Colonnade Entrance, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Colonnade Entrance
Colonnades, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Colonnades
Tretrapylon As resurrected by Syrian dept of Antiquities, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Tretrapylon
As resurrected by Syrian dept of Antiquities
New outer wall for Theatre Workmen are using tools to "age, Palmyra, Syria 2010
New outer wall for Theatre
Workmen are using tools to "age" new stone.
Theatre Mostly restored original, rebuilt outer circle., Palmyra, Syria 2010
Theatre
Mostly restored original, rebuilt outer circle.
Theater interior, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Theater interior
Temple of Baal Shamin (17 AD), Palmyra, Syria 2010
Temple of Baal Shamin (17 AD)
Northern Colonnade, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Northern Colonnade
Funerary Temple, Palmyra, Syria 2010
Funerary Temple
"Temple of the Standards" Diocletian's Camp, Palmyra, Syria 2010
"Temple of the Standards"
Diocletian's Camp
Tower Tombs (~ 1st c.), Palmyra, Syria 2010
Tower Tombs (~ 1st c.)

Krak de Chevaliers

Scotsman at Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Scotsman at Krak de Chevaliers
Outer Walls, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Outer Walls
Entrance Tower, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Entrance Tower
Entrance: With Arabic Inscriptions, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Entrance: With Arabic Inscriptions
Entrance Passage: for Horsemen, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Entrance Passage: for Horsemen
Stables, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Stables
Inner Wall Tower, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Inner Wall Tower
Outer Wall, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Outer Wall
Between outer and inner walls, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Between outer and inner walls
Inner Keep, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Inner Keep
Inner Keep, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Inner Keep
Moat, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Moat
Moat, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Moat
Inner Courtyard, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Inner Courtyard
Interior, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Interior
Egptian Theme in Great Hall??, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Egptian Theme in Great Hall??
Inner Hall, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria 2010
Inner Hall

Damascus

Martyrs Square Note "Medina on a Pillar" monument, Damascus, Syria 2010
Martyrs Square
Note "Medina on a Pillar" monument
Saladin Statue, Damascus, Syria 2010
Saladin Statue
Fragment of Roman Gate (3rd c.) West gate of Temple of Jupiter, Damascus, Syria 2010
Fragment of Roman Gate (3rd c.)
West gate of Temple of Jupiter
Umayyad Mosque Pious Pligrims + Random Tourist, Damascus, Syria 2010
Umayyad Mosque
Pious Pligrims + Random Tourist
Umayyad Mosque, Damascus, Syria 2010
Umayyad Mosque
Umayyad Mosque Corurtyard, Damascus, Syria 2010
Umayyad Mosque Corurtyard
Umayyad Mosque: Interior, Damascus, Syria 2010
Umayyad Mosque: Interior
Umayyad Mosque: Mosaic, Damascus, Syria 2010
Umayyad Mosque: Mosaic
Umayyad Mosque: Mosaic, Damascus, Syria 2010
Umayyad Mosque: Mosaic
Umayyad Mosque Old Public Treasury, Damascus, Syria 2010
Umayyad Mosque
Old Public Treasury
Tomb of Saladin, Damascus, Syria 2010
Tomb of Saladin
Locals, tourists, and pilgrims, Damascus, Syria 2010
Locals, tourists, and pilgrims
Sayyida Ruqayya Mosque Modern Entrance Courtyard, Damascus, Syria 2010
Sayyida Ruqayya Mosque
Modern Entrance Courtyard
Sayyida Ruqayya Mosque Iranian (?) Pilgrims, Damascus, Syria 2010
Sayyida Ruqayya Mosque
Iranian (?) Pilgrims
Tomb-shrine of Sayyida Ruqayya (A grand-daughter of Ali.), Damascus, Syria 2010
Tomb-shrine of Sayyida Ruqayya
(A grand-daughter of Ali.)
Roman Arch, Damascus, Syria 2010
Roman Arch
"Restored" Damascus Citadel, Syria 2010
"Restored" Damascus Citadel
Azem Palace, Damascus, Syria 2010
Azem Palace
Azem Palace, Damascus, Syria 2010
Azem Palace
Damascus Hafez Assad, Syria 2010
Damascus Hafez Assad
35 m. South of Damscus, Damascus, Syria 2010
35 m. South of Damscus

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