Palmyra — Syria’s Desert Treasure

The Temple of Baal

Palmyra sits far out in the desert, an oasis within what is now the war torn country of Syria.

Days Between Mirages

 

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Certain skies have the power to sharpen eyesight.

It is the map maker who actually creates the world, and in a landscape devoid of features, cartography turns inward.

Far below the walls of Dier Mar Moussa, the sands stretched out like a hazy veil beyond the perpetual present; beyond even remembering.