The church of St Peter?, Saydnaya

The church of St Peter?, Saydnaya

An alley in Halbun town

An alley in Halbun town

Interior view of Qadmus Castle

Interior view of Qadmus Castle

A village with reed thatched roofed houses in al-Ghab Plain

A village with reed thatched roofed houses in al-Ghab Plain

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

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

Transporting sugar beets in al-Ghab Plain

Transporting sugar beets in al-Ghab Plain

General view of Euphrates valley at Dayr az-Zawr countryside

General view of Euphrates valley at Dayr az-Zawr countryside

Bludan houses overlooking the Zabadani plain

Bludan houses overlooking the Zabadani plain

Armanaz and its agricultural fields

Armanaz and its agricultural fields

Hillside houses of Armanaz on a mountain slope

Hillside houses of Armanaz on a mountain slope

Traditional houses, Ma'lula

Traditional houses, Ma’lula

Maʿlula, traditional hillside houses with galleries opening to the valley during the 1960s

Maʿlula, traditional hillside houses with galleries opening to the valley during the 1960s

Maʿlula, traditional hillside houses with galleries during the 1960s

Maʿlula, traditional hillside houses with galleries during the 1960s

Traditional houses in Halbun

Traditional houses in Halbun

Covered small alley in Halbun with traditional houses

Covered small alley in Halbun with traditional houses

View to the Qalamun Mountains from Halbun

View to the Qalamun Mountains from Halbun

An alley in Halbun

An alley in Halbun

Qalʿat al-Qadmus (al-Qadmus Castle), Inscription

Qalʿat al-Qadmus (al-Qadmus Castle), Inscription

View of the town of Halbun in the 1960s with gardens

View of the town of Halbun in the 1960s with gardens

The suspension bridge over the Euphrates in Dayr az-Zawr

The suspension bridge over the Euphrates in Dayr az-Zawr

Summerrestaurant in Bludan

Summerrestaurant in Bludan

Shahba, Women in traditional dresses doing the laundry

Shahba, Women in traditional dresses doing the laundry

A view of people in traditional dress with a camel in Shahba

A view of people in traditional dress with a camel in Shahba

Remains of ancient buildings in Shahba, partly inhabited

Remains of ancient buildings in Shahba, partly inhabited

Palmyra, general view of the Tetrapylon

Palmyra, general view of the Tetrapylon

Agricultural fields and industrial complex near Baniyas

Agricultural fields and industrial complex near Baniyas

General view of the Mediterranean coast near Baniyas

General view of the Mediterranean coast near Baniyas

The Mediterranean coast of Baniyas city in 1960s

The Mediterranean coast of Baniyas city in 1960s

Small river in Baniyas

Small river in Baniyas

Agricultural fields, cow and irrigation pipe on the coast of Baniyas

Agricultural fields, cow and irrigation pipe on the coast of Baniyas