Thursday, August 29, 2013

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


Kamel Youssef - Habibi Bass

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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:

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/syria/130816/syrian-culture-heritage-civil-war

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 Syrians proceed with daily life amid Damascus dread

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