For the last month, photographer Narciso Contreras has been showing the destruction in Aleppo, Syria. Here, people walk past damaged homes during heavy fighting between Free Syrian Army fighters and government forces
I'm always soothed and refreshed by the spare sophistication of these small stone sitting rooms with Islamic patterns. (It moves me to alliterate, apparently.) Would definitely consider having a room inspired by this aesthetic in my own home.
The Sayyida Zainab mosque in Damascus, Syria.i remember how inspiring it was to walk under these arches.may god bless this mosque and all others in syria from the mercenaries and terrorists and god bless syria al assad
Site of Palmyra, Syria - What an experience! From Damascus, driving down to Palmyra and seeing some amazing sights was exhilarating! The hypogeums ("Valley of the Tombs"), going to one of the oldest churches where Aramaic is still spoken, the colonnades a