View of the Khabur River with willow-trees in the 1960s

View of the Khabur River with willow-trees in the 1960s

Threshing in Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain): farmers are separating wheat from chaff

Threshing in Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain): farmers are separating wheat from chaff

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), The traditional operation of threshing wheat

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), The traditional operation of threshing wheat

Sahl Hawran (Hawran plain), Natural landscape and agriculture

Natural landscape and agriculture in Sahl Hawran (Hawran plain)

Remaining stones of ancient building on the Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Remaining stones of ancient building on the Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Natural diversity in the Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Natural diversity in the Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

The peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

The peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view to the lower parts of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

General view of Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Gallery

At the peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

At the peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

in the Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

in the Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

Tourists with a local resident at the Peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

Tourists with a local resident at the Peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

Aerial photo of the Jabal Haramun (Mont Hermon)

Aerial photo of the Jabal Haramun (Mont Hermon)

Excavation work in Tall Brak

Excavation work in Tall Brak

Jabal al-ʿArab, Camel

Jabal al-ʿArab, Camel

Jabal al-ʿArab, natural landscape of volcanic mountain

Jabal al-ʿArab, natural landscape of volcanic mountain

Agriculture on a mountain slope in Jabal al-ʿArab

Agriculture on a mountain slope in Jabal al-ʿArab

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

Irrigation fields of ʿAyn at-Tina in Qalamun (mountainous region in southwest Syria)

A truck transporting raw cotton bags stops at some bedouin tents in Raqqa-countryside

A truck transporting raw cotton bags stops at some bedouin tents in Raqqa-countryside

Agriculture in the Syrian Jazira

Agriculture in the Syrian Jazira

Aerial photograph of Palmyra mountain ranges

Aerial photograph of Palmyra mountain ranges

An orchard in the Ghuta of Damascus

An orchard in the Ghuta of Damascus

Ghuta of Damascus, an alley in one of the villages

Ghuta of Damascus, an alley in one of the villages

East of the Ghuta, rural houses in the Marj area

East of the Ghuta, rural houses in the Marj area

Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

Ghuta of Damascus, artificial irrigation canal system

Ghuta of Damascus, artificial irrigation canal system

Ghuta of Damascus, an old irrigation canal, 1963

Ghuta of Damascus, an old irrigation canal, 1963