The road to Damascus
Dessert road to Damascus Travel Blog› entry 14 of 38 › view all entries
Driving on the desert roads through Syrian really let you know this is not the most stable and peaceful part of the world. Several radar installations will greet you along the roads and you will se a few tanks in the distance now and again. Whenever these thing turns up it is time to hide away your camera so you don't get into trouble with the Syrian authorities with accusations of espionage.
thing that tends to show up repeatedly through all of the desert in the middle
of nowhere is giant posters with the portrait of the leader of the country
president Bashar al-Asaad the man inherited the presidency from his farther not
a poster model in democratic process.
along the desert road enjoining the landscape - yes I love the desert something
different from the perpetual rain in
We get in and get a cold drink - it's really refreshing to get a cold drink considering the water in my bottle is better suited for making tea than drinking.
quick stop - I got a few photos again at it is of to