Here are some sample pictures from Damascus. I simply had a great time in Damascus. I wasn’t there long enough and can’t wait to go back. The people were amazingly friendly. The sights were fabulous. Go. Simply — go.
at the huge souk in Damascus. I love spices. I miss cooking
Umayyad Mosque. Massive. One of the most important mosques in all of the Islamic world.
the head of John the Baptist is supposedly in here, inside the mosque.
This was one of the places I highlighted in my 13 Reasons Everyone Should Travel — and for good reason.