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"There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo.

"What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it, to tell the tale." Living to Tell the Tale - Gabriel García Márquez.

"They never taught wandering in any school I attended. ... they never taught the art of writing a book, either. It's all so mysterious."
"Wandering is an art in itself. Wandering and writing don't mix"
"Writing demands commitment and if one thing your wanderer is allergic to is that very quality of commitment, for once one is committed he runs that very risk of failure ..." Wanderer - Sterling Hayden.

"Photography enables you to grasp a place first time round. ... Photography is a means of exploration, it's a vital part of travel, almost as essential as a car or a plane. " - Wim Wenders.

"The worst prejudice we acquire during our youth is the idea that life is serious. Children have the right instincts: they know that life is not serious, and treat it as a game..." , Egon Friedell.

"How far you gonna go. Before you lose your way back home" - Tryin' To Throw Your Arms Around The World, Achtung Baby, U2.

"If you want to be a hero well just follow me." - Working Class Hero, John Lennon.

"When I think of all the things I have done, I know that it's only just begun." - I love you, Lou Reed.

"One does not escape the Sahara - the Sahara let's you go or not" - Touareg.

"Planet earth is blue and there`s nothing I can do" - This is Ground Control to Major Tom, David Bowie.

"Glory for the crazy people/in this stupid world" - Ahmed Fouad Negm. > journey > asia > syria

Syrian Arab Republic, الجمهورية العربية السورية.

Map of Syria.

Colors of Syrian Highlights.

Pictures link to stories!

Palmyra, Tetrapylon at dusk.
Tetrapylon at dusk, Palmyra, Syria Nov 2009.
Collonade and tetrapylon, Syria, Palmyra.
Collonades, decumanus, Syria Nov 2009.
New moonset, desert, Syria, Orange sky, black clouds.
Sunset and moonset, Syrian desert on road to Palmyra.
Bedouin childern Syrian desert near Deir az-Zor.
Bedouin children, Euphrates valley, Syrian desert Nov 2009.
Irrigation channels and ditches, Syrian desert, near Ar-Raqqah.
Syrian desert, irrigation channels.
Ar-Raqqah, men, laughing, sitting in street, Syria.
Friendly in ar-Raqqah, Syria Nov 2009.
Saint Simeon Stylites.
Saint Simeon Stylites.
Aleppo mosque and church, peacefully side by side.
Mosque and church, dusk, Aleppo.

Syria, back after 22 years.

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Palmyra Tetrapylon at night.
Palmyra, Nov2009.
Friendly Syrian men in Ar-Raqqah.
Aleppo to Deir az-Zor, Nov2009. > journey > asia > syria

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