The Syria I Knew

December 18, 2013

in Travel Essays

  • SumoMe

(This story has been made available to Tales Told From The Road by the news syndication service Repost.us.)

The Syria I knew (via The Christian Science Monitor)

Damascus, 1983: A shopkeeper (r.) urges passersby to buy suit material. (R. Norman Matheny/The Christian Science Monitor) Latakia, coastal Syria, September 1982: It was twilight, night coming fast. I asked the clerk about buses to Damascus. One, he…



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