in the Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

in the Ghab plain: thatched mud houses, 1963

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)

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)

At the peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

At the peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

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)

Vegetation with rocks in the coastal mountains

Vegetation with rocks in the coastal mountains

Nomad tents on the outskirts of the Ghuta of Damascus

Nomad tents on the outskirts of the Ghuta of Damascus

Yabrud: residential houses with central hall disposition and three-arcade-motif

Yabrud: residential houses with central hall disposition and three-arcade-motif

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

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

Yabrud: shops with residential houses on the first floor, houses probably from the beginning of the 20th century

Yabrud: shops with residential houses on the first floor, houses probably from the beginning of the 20th century

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

Jabal al-ʿArab, natural landscape of volcanic mountain

Jabal al-ʿArab, natural landscape of volcanic mountain

Aerial photograph of Palmyra mountain ranges

Aerial photograph of Palmyra mountain ranges

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

Ghuta of Damascus, artificial irrigation canal system

Ghuta of Damascus, artificial irrigation canal system

Ghuta of Damascus, olive trees in a grove

Ghuta of Damascus, olive trees in a grove

Jabal al-ʿArab, Camel

Jabal al-ʿArab, Camel

Natural landscape and agriculture in Sahl Hawran (Hawran plain)

Natural landscape and agriculture in Sahl Hawran (Hawran plain)

Agriculture on a mountain slope in Jabal al-ʿArab

Agriculture on a mountain slope in Jabal al-ʿArab

Ghuta of Damascus, aerial photograph of some orchards

Ghuta of Damascus, aerial photograph of some orchards

South-west Syria: Qalamun Mountains, the village of Maʿlula with its light blue or white house paintings

South-west Syria: Qalamun Mountains, the village of Maʿlula with its light blue or white house paintings

Yabrud: residential houses with central hall floor plans

Yabrud: residential houses with central hall floor plans

A view of fields in 'Afrin area

A view of fields in ‘Afrin area

A crowd in the 'Afrin, at the time of the cotton harvest

A crowd in the ‘Afrin, at the time of the cotton harvest