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

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

River section of Barada

River section of Barada

Darat ʿAzza, city located along the St. Simeon Monastery road

Darat ʿAzza, city located along the St. Simeon Monastery road

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

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

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

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

General view of Euphrates valley at Dayr az-Zawr countryside

General view of Euphrates valley at Dayr az-Zawr countryside

Yabrud, Residential house with covered terrace (riwaq)

Yabrud, Residential house with covered terrace (riwaq)

Valley of Nahr Al-Kabir al-Shamali River

Valley of Nahr Al-Kabir al-Shamali River

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.

Kafr Halab village, clay dome houses

Kafr Halab village, clay dome houses

Upper Barada valley in Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti-Lebanon Mountains)

Upper Barada valley in Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti-Lebanon Mountains)

Making of burghul in Yabrud during the sixties

Making of burghul in Yabrud during the sixties

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

Yabrud: residential buildings as road-accompanying development

Yabrud: residential buildings as road-accompanying development

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

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

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

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

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

Yabrud: residential houses with central hall floor plans

Yabrud: residential houses with central hall floor plans

Agriculture at the foot of Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti-Lebanon Mountains)

Agriculture at the foot of Jibal Lubnan ash-Sharqiyya (Anti-Lebanon Mountains)

Excavation work in Tall Brak

Excavation work in Tall Brak

Aerial photo of the Jabal Haramun (Mont Hermon)

Aerial photo of the Jabal Haramun (Mont Hermon)

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)

At the peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

At the peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

The peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

The peak of Mount Hermon (Jabal Haramun)

Natural diversity in the Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

Natural diversity in the Jabal Haramun (Mount Hermon)

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

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

Natural landscape and agriculture in Sahl Hawran (Hawran plain)

Natural landscape and agriculture in Sahl Hawran (Hawran plain)

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), The traditional operation of threshing wheat

Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain), The traditional operation of threshing wheat

Threshing in Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain): farmers are separating wheat from chaff

Threshing in Sahl Hawran (Hawran Plain): farmers are separating wheat from chaff

An orchard in the Ghuta of Damascus

An orchard in the Ghuta of Damascus