Living TRAVEL - SYRIA - 1965
 


Southern village
 

Beside the "Road to Damascus" from the south
 

Crusader Knights castle near Lattakia
 

The caretaker of the castle
 


Damascus - 1965
     

On the road approaching the city
 

St. Paul's Gate
 

St. Ananias Street
From Wikipedia: Acts 9:10-18 tells of this event: The disciple Ananias went to the Street called Straight and entered the house; laying his hands on Paul, he said, "Saul, my brother, the Lord Jesus who appeared to you has sent me that you may regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit." Immediately things like scales fell from Saul's eyes and he regained his sight.

The Street called Straight (see above)
 

Jewish Quarter, Damascus

Omayad Mosque, Damascus
 

Bazaar
 

The interesting architecture of  the 17th century Agekbach House
 


Syria in the North - 1965
    

Aleppo - view from Citadel

From Wikipedia: Aleppo is one of the oldest inhabited cities, it has known human settlement since the eleventh millennium B.C. The main role of the city was as a trading place, as it sat at the crossroads of two trade routes and mediated the trade from India, the Tigris and Euphrates regions and the route coming from Damascus in the South, which traced the base of the mountains rather than the rugged seacoast.
 

Aleppo Citadel
 
 

Street stalls in Aleppo
 

Maloula - a northern village where they still speak in the Aramaic language of Christ's time
 

Another village in the north of Syria


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