Syria

Adventurous Shopping in the Aleppo Souk

October 16, 2011

It was not clear if the ancient souq was meant to intimidate or entice. The maze of intertwining little alleys lined with merchant stalls seemed ready to defeat the most determined shopper. After all, this is Aleppo, the second largest city in Syria. The great Citadel of Aleppo, Saladin’s castle that withstood the Crusader invasion, […]

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