Has a bit of a reputation (great big deserts, great history, some great people, some nasty people and nasty rulers)
Pre-2011 Assad crackdown
Which moves us “neatly” on to…….
These are very serious places.
There were plenty of posters to remind you is in charge of the country (and who has always been in charge).
Ok as you can see above, there might be fascinating culture, politics and past civilisation, but someimes you just have to do self photographs for no apparent reason.
To find out more about Self-Phography go the the relevant section of this website.
To find out more about the nasty rulers of Syria just watch the news.