The suspension bridge over the Euphrates, Dayr az-Zawr

The suspension bridge over the Euphrates, Dayr az-Zawr

Great Mosque of Aleppo, view at courtyard, from 1907

Great Mosque of Aleppo, view at courtyard, from 1907

A side from Qalʿat al-Marqab (Castle)

A side from Qalʿat al-Marqab (Castle)

Aleppo: Khan al-Wazir, 17th C., interior facade

Aleppo: Khan al-Wazir, 17th C., interior facade

Khan al-Wazir, interior facade of the khan's entrance

Khan al-Wazir, interior facade of the khan’s entrance

Wakil house, dome of the reception hall from the inside

Wakil house, dome of the reception hall from the inside

Aleppo: Citadel, entrance 12th – 16th c.

Aleppo: Citadel, entrance 12th – 16th c.

Aleppo: Citadel, Palace, 13 C.

Aleppo: Citadel, Palace, 13 C.

Great Mosque, Minaret

Great Mosque, Minaret

A field in a village nearSafira in Aleppo province

A field in a village nearSafira in Aleppo province

Great Mosque of Raqqa-Rafiqa, 8th/12th C.

Great Mosque of Raqqa-Rafiqa, 8th/12th C.

As-Safira area in Aleppo province - clay dome houses

As-Safira area in Aleppo province – clay dome houses

Tartus, museum in former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in the former cathedral, view at western facade

Tartus, museum in the former cathedral, view at western facade

al-Lajat region, Roman road

al-Lajat region, Roman road

Valley of Nahr Al-Kabir al-Shamali River

Valley of Nahr Al-Kabir al-Shamali River

Qanawat, Remains of the Temple of Zeus (Saraya)

Qanawat, Remains of the Temple of Zeus (Saraya)

Bedouin movement in al-Hawl area with donkeys, camels and a litter

Bedouin movement in al-Hawl area with donkeys, camels and a litter

Raqqa, A side from al-Banat Palace

Raqqa, A side from al-Banat Palace

West Syria, access to the Salah ad-Din Castle carved through two artificial crevices, 12th c.

West Syria, access to the Salah ad-Din Castle carved through two artificial crevices, 12th c.

Raqqa countyside, shepherd with traditional woolen coat in the village Suwaydiyya Kabira

Raqqa countyside, shepherd with traditional woolen coat in the village Suwaydiyya Kabira

Yabrud: making Burghul, in background a wall in a special pisé-technique

Yabrud: making Burghul, in background a wall in a special pisé-technique

General view of al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya (the coastal mountains) covered by forests

General view of al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya (the coastal mountains) covered by forests

General view of al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya (the coastal mountains) covered by forests

General view of al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya (the coastal mountains) covered by forests

A small river in the Syrian coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

A small river in the Syrian coastal mountains (al-Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Vegetation with rocks in the coastal mountains

Vegetation with rocks in the coastal mountains

Terraced grain fields on the western slope of the coastal mountain range (Jabal Ansariyya)

Terraced grain fields on the western slope of the coastal mountain range (Jabal Ansariyya)

The arcade wall of Great Mosque of Raqqa-Rafiqa, 8th/12th C.

The arcade wall of Great Mosque of Raqqa-Rafiqa, 8th/12th C.

Several peaks in the Costal mountains (Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Several peaks in the Costal mountains (Jibal as-Sahiliyya)

Hinterland of Yabrud in the early sixties: Ploughing with wooden plough, pulled by two horses

Hinterland of Yabrud in the early sixties: Ploughing with wooden plough, pulled by two horses