Damascus, Syria, November 2005:  With the escalating crisis in Syria and it’s spiral into civil war, it’s about time I posted some more images from Syria in 2005… Of the seven countries I visited in my late 2005 Athens to Cairo overland trip- over half are now going through dramatic changes… Lebanon was once again nearly bombed back to the stone ages by Israel in July 2006; Greece is now bankrupt, its EU status in jeopardy; early last year (2011) heralded the “Arab Spring” and a popular Egyptian revolution; and over the past year Syria has disintegrated into civil war… 

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