A side from the courtyard of Bayt Jubran Afandi Shamiyya, Bab Tuma

A side from the courtyard of Bayt Jubran Afandi Shamiyya, Bab Tuma

Afamiya, the Ottoman Khan below Qalʿat al-Mudiq (al-Madiq castle)

Afamiya, the Ottoman Khan below Qalʿat al-Mudiq (al-Madiq castle)

Bludan houses overlooking the Zabadani plain

Bludan houses overlooking the Zabadani plain

Luxury summer houses in Bludan

Luxury summer houses in Bludan

Summerrestaurant in Bludan

Summerrestaurant in Bludan

Bludan hillside houses with galleries on the foot of Anti-Lebanon Mountains

Bludan hillside houses with galleries on the foot of Anti-Lebanon Mountains

Traditional houses of the town of Darkush, located on the Orontes river

Traditional houses of the town of Darkush, located on the Orontes river

A view of the Orontes river near Darkush

A view of the Orontes river near Darkush

The foothills of Antilibanon- Mountains overlooking the Zabadani plain

The foothills of Antilibanon- Mountains overlooking the Zabadani plain

Remains of the city wall of Halabiyya fortress on the bank of the Euphrates

Remains of the city wall of Halabiyya fortress on the bank of the Euphrates

Zabadani Plains with trees and agriculture

Zabadani Plains with trees and agriculture

A part of the city of Harim, located on the northwestern slope of a mountain

A part of the city of Harim, located on the northwestern slope of a mountain

Olive groves near Harim

Olive groves near Harim

A traditional house in Jabʿadin

A traditional house in Jabʿadin

A view of traditional houses in Jabʿadin village

A view of traditional houses in Jabʿadin village

Jabʿadin, the rock wall at Sinnir mountain

Jabʿadin, the rock wall at Sinnir mountain

The traditional way of filling and weighing the wool, Raʾs al-ʿAyn

The traditional way of filling and weighing the wool, Raʾs al-ʿAyn

Armanaz and its agricultural fields

Armanaz and its agricultural fields

Telegraph column, topped with a miniature of a mosque, Sahat (square) al-Marja

Telegraph column, topped with a miniature of a mosque, Sahat (square) al-Marja

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd century AD, view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

Hadrian’s Arch, 3rd century AD, view from south at the entrance to colonnaded street

General view over al-Ghab Plain

General view over al-Ghab Plain

Grazing sheep on the edge of al-Ghab Plain

Grazing sheep on the edge of al-Ghab Plain

A shepherd-boy with his herd, on the edge of al-Ghab Plain

A shepherd-boy with his herd, on the edge of al-Ghab Plain

Irrigation canal near Baniyas

Irrigation canal near Baniyas

A view of the Mediterranean coast, in the back is the industrial sector, Baniyas

A view of the Mediterranean coast, in the back is the industrial sector, Baniyas

Salt production in extraction, possibly in as-Sabkha in the Euphrates Valley

Salt production in extraction, possibly in as-Sabkha in the Euphrates Valley

The enjoyment of sulfur water in Afqa Spring

The enjoyment of sulfur water in Afqa Spring

Artificial irrigation, al-Ghab Plain

Artificial irrigation, al-Ghab Plain

Palm trees in Palmyra oasis

Palm trees in Palmyra oasis

Tourist camels, Palmyra

Tourist camels, Palmyra