Thursday, August 29, 2013

Kamel Youssef - Habibi Bass [a glimpse at Syria before the fall]

Kamel Youssef - Habibi Bass


In Syria, aside from the more than 100,000 lives that have been lost since March 2011, there has been staggering damage to the country's infrastructure, economy and cultural heritage. Cities like Aleppo, a major trading center on the Silk Road, have had centuries-old markets gutted in just a few hours.

Here's a glimpse at Syria before the fall, when hot-air balloons instead of bombs sailed overhead:


 Syrians proceed with daily life amid Damascus dread