Syria: Through the Bloggers’ Cameras

Hovic and Abd are two friends from Aleppo in northern Syria. They are also among the finest photo bloggers on the blogsphere. Hovic and Abd‘s Blogs, named, Syria Looks and Syria Winks, are online show rooms of Syria.

Here is a journey through some of their most amazing collections.

The Dead Cities.
They both boast an outstanding collection of photos of these gorgeous little-known historical sites.

Whether it is Surkania‘s Byzantine ruins.


Or Sinkhar‘s ruins.

Crusader Castles.

They also have an impressive collection of all the amazing crusader castles in Syria.

Like Margat Castle.
Margat Castle

Or the famous Krak des Chevaliers, which is considered one of the most important preserved medieval military architectures in the world.
Krak des Chevaliers

Churches and Mosques.

An amazing collection from the many monasteries scattered in the mountainous deserts of Syria, like the impressive Mar Mousa Monastery [St. Moses the Ethiopian Monastery]
Mar Mousa Monastery

And of course the ornaments of the Omayyad Mosque.
Omayyad Mosque

Their collections not only cover history, but also nature, culture, and the urbanities of Syrian cities.

Going through their right hand tag-bar, is like flipping through an amazing journey through the streets, mountains, coasts and deserts of Syria.


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