Damascus, Syria – Photos

Jeff securing the Ambassador’s Residence

Bashar al-Assad signs leaving Damascus on the highway to Lebanon

The view from Jeff’s place

Trivial Pursuit night

A boy delivering pistachio sweets in Damascus’ centre

Soldiers walking in a Souk Al Hamidiyah alleyway

Looking towards the Souk Al-Hamidiyah entrance. Both Damascus and Aleppo suffer growing traffic problems.

Kind of ironically, one of the most common birds I witnessed in Beirut and Damascus was the dove, the symbol of peace.

Two opposites: a classic black Citroen 2CV and a modern white BMW X3/X5

Joe and Jeff at the jazz. This time inside Damascus’ Citadel.

The Syrian Swiss Jazz Big Band on the final night of the Jazz Lives In Syria 2007 festival in Damascus


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