The Syrian desert roads
Dessert road to Palmyra Travel Blog› entry 12 of 38 › view all entries
Leaving from Crac des Chevaliers it's a long drive through the Syrian desert to get to
This dry barren desert will suddenly be covered with a green patch in small oasis' were there for no apparent reason is water breaking through the surface of the ground. I really can't see why there is suddenly water close to the surface in one spot - it looks to have the same geographical structure as the rest of the desert - but there must be a difference underground.
The drive is mostly along one straight road but then suddenly an intersection approaches - this is the road to
Well still it is time to take one of those pictures your parents really appreciates the picture of the road sign telling you how to get to Iraq - at least my parents will be happy that I will go in the opposite direction for now heading towards Palmyra - going on the road to Iraq most wait until I head on for Damascus.
There the destination approaches -
In the evening it is time for a first walk amongst the ruins with only one very persistent sales man to hassle us. We walk down the street and wonder how come all the columns are partly destroy by sandblasting about