I loved walking around the old city in Damascus. I’ll certainly be doing a series of photo essays about it in the near future, mainly focusing on the huge, huge souk (market) there. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCcWr7IWn_U The souk seems to go on forever. There are alleys this way and that and you […]
17 Norias (water wheels) that date back to Ottoman times in the city, which is in Syria. When they are in use, they make a distinctive sound….The famous norias of Hamah, Syria — basically huge water wheels, but the sound is very distinctive.
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. From Damascus at the huge souk in Damascus. I love spices. […]