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


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

Map of Middle East