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Postcards from Aleppo in happier times

Many blog entries, particularly photo posts, are designed to inspire others to visit a particular place. This one is a definite exception. No tourist is likely to being visiting Aleppo anytime soon. As I heard the depressing news from Syria I looked back at my photos of our trip there in 2009. Our happy memories […]

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Easter in Syria

It might not be the most obvious place to celebrate Easter, but the chances are that this most important date in the Christian calendar has been marked in Damascus for more years than in almost any other city. Syria has a large Christian minority and as we happened to be in Damascus last year over […]

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