"Land of the first Civilizations" Top 5 Page for this destination Syria by dr.firas

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Intro picture from Latakia

Syrian gate to the Mediterranean Sea!

Syria

Syria is a very special and gorgeous Country.
Not very good known as Egypt or Turkey for the western world.
But let us have a little travel in this page to see the holly land where Jesus roamed in his travel.
And where Abraham and his sons passed by during their lives.
And also where Mohamed traded and worked in.
But even thousand years before
First Civilizations with the age of 6000 years from today, lived once in that great land.
Akkadians, Phoenicians, Asureians, Ebla, Mary, Houthiens, Kaneanians, all those ancient Civilizations of 4000 BC. Lived and gave progress for the whole world.
Archeologists said Aleppo and Damascus are the first founded cities ever in the face of Earth.
First alphabet in the world the nail style alphabet was founded in Ugarit where Latakia Syrian City is placed today!
First Organized tribes and systemizing of a real City was in Syria.
First legends, Mysticism, Primitive Philosophy, were all created on this land.
A place for the big amalgam of all the great ancient civilizations such as: Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Babylonians, Indian, Persian, and Chinese done in Syria.
Very rich in archeological treasures, Syrian People jokes: WHEREVER YOU'LL DIG THE GROUND IN SYRIA, YOU'LL FIND ANCIENT TREASURES.
In fact the joke is reality.
I believe Syria is the richest point of the planet in ancient stuffs.
Silk way, which passed through Syria to connect Asia Far East and Europe the west, was viable because of this great land.
Though Shakespeare wrote about Aleppo in his wonderful story: "Makbeth".
I am indeed very proud of being Syrian, in this blessed land.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Too many activities and much to see and visit
  • Cons:Sorry I can't be biased at all here
  • In a nutshell:I'm so proud to be Syrian
  • Intro Updated Aug 3, 2005
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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Mar 28, 2010 at 10:57 AM

    The fortresses and religious sites are wonderful, and Aleppo looks like a very fine city to travel to. YOu do a nice job of presenting this proud country.

  • 850prc's Profile Photo
    Jan 3, 2008 at 6:28 AM

    I liked the genetic message on the blue eyes photo. Happy New Year to y'all from Florida.

  • sandysmith's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2007 at 4:48 AM

    lovely to see the wedding pics - when is the italian version?

  • FRONA's Profile Photo
    Dec 2, 2006 at 3:44 PM

    wow beautiful pictures congratulations and may it be a life long yourney!!!

  • Bohemedream's Profile Photo
    Nov 4, 2006 at 6:55 PM

    Wow !!! What exciting news to hear of your wedding!!! Best wishes for a lifetime of happiness together with your beautiful wife! Congratulations !!! May your lives be blessed in every way !!

  • AnnamariaC.'s Profile Photo
    Nov 4, 2006 at 3:43 PM

    Oh my goodness, what a SURPRISE. iT has been awhile since I came to VT and was going to wish a very happy birthday to Carolina and found out that she is now a very happy married lady.. Congratulazioni!!!!! Che Sorpresa..Un Abbraccio Affettuoso, AnnaMaria

  • alfa338's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2006 at 9:56 AM

    Grand congrats to the wedding ! I wish the both of you a good life ;-) And also, I hope that your birthday was excellent.

  • lmc2626's Profile Photo
    Nov 1, 2006 at 10:21 PM

    Congratulations to both of you

  • MATIM's Profile Photo
    Oct 29, 2006 at 1:59 AM

    wow married a VT women :) Congratulations to the both of you!

  • ginte's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2006 at 5:23 AM

    Beautiful wedding pics, Firas! Vivat amor! :)

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