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Preparing dinner in the courtyard of a mud brick house in the outskirts of Raqqa

Preparing dinner in the courtyard of a mud brick house in the outskirts of Raqqa

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

Bedouin girl with saddle bag, that was weaved by her mother

Bedouin girl with saddle bag, that was weaved by her mother

Raqqa, Raqqa, Bedouin family in their tent

Raqqa, Raqqa, Bedouin family in their tent

Camels and camel herder on way home after transporting cotton sacks in the fields of the Euphrates valley

Camels and camel herder on way home after transporting cotton sacks in the fields of the Euphrates valley

Woman in the outskirts of Raqqa presenting an embroidered cushion sitting on the houses terrace

Woman in the outskirts of Raqqa presenting an embroidered cushion sitting on the houses terrace

Baking of bread in tannur near to a field of maize in the outskirts of ar-Raqqa

Baking of bread in tannur near to a field of maize in the outskirts of ar-Raqqa

Traditional house with reed hut ("sibat", arab.) in Euphrates valley at the national road 4/junction to ar-Raqqa

Traditional house with reed hut (“sibat”, arab.) in Euphrates valley at the national road 4/junction to ar-Raqqa

Bridge over the Euphrates at Raqqa

Bridge over the Euphrates at Raqqa

A herd of sheep in one of the streets in Raqqa

A herd of sheep in one of the streets in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

Public street life in Raqqa

On september 14th at the Holy Cross Feast in Maʿlula, with the standard of the Holy Cross Youth

On september 14th at the Holy Cross Feast in Maʿlula, with the standard of the Holy Cross Youth

In the Euphrates valley in Jurn Kabir, shepherd herding the flocks of his village

In the Euphrates valley in Jurn Kabir, shepherd herding the flocks of his village

Tall Dahab, Woman carrying firewood

Tall Dahab, Woman carrying firewood

Interior view of Mar Taqla Monastery, Maʿlula

Interior view of Mar Taqla Monastery, Maʿlula

Raqqa countryside, a traditional wedding ceremony in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, a traditional wedding ceremony in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, Men in a traditional tent in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

Raqqa countryside, Men in a traditional tent in Suwaydiyya Kabira village

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

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

Manbij, Vegetable and fruit vendor in the centre

Manbij, Vegetable and fruit vendor in the centre

Manbij, Bakery of flat bread with oven

Manbij, Bakery of flat bread with oven

Weekly market in Maskana, at the end of a sales day

Weekly market in Maskana, at the end of a sales day

Weekly market in Maskana, where the farmers of the region sell their fruit and vegetables

Weekly market in Maskana, where the farmers of the region sell their fruit and vegetables

Maʿlula, the procession to the Holy Cross celebration also passes through the narrow alleys of the old town.

Maʿlula, the procession to the Holy Cross celebration also passes through the narrow alleys of the old town.

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

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

Habuba Kabira, to make burghul (wheat grits) the wheat is cooked in a huge pot and then carried to a drying place

Habuba Kabira, to make burghul (wheat grits) the wheat is cooked in a huge pot and then carried to a drying place

Habuba Kabira, Milking a goat in the courtyard: Grandmother and granddaughters

Habuba Kabira, Milking a goat in the courtyard: Grandmother and granddaughters

Jurn Kabir, a tawny owl, which occurs there frequently

Jurn Kabir, a tawny owl, which occurs there frequently

Jurn Kabir, a travelling horse-drawn cart dealer supplied the villages with vegetables and fruit

Jurn Kabir, a travelling horse-drawn cart dealer supplied the villages with vegetables and fruit