"The covered Souq" covered souq Tip by albateh

covered souq, Aleppo: 19 reviews and 14 photos

What does it matter if tinned goods and plastics are displayed beside freshly gathered vegetables and traditional spices piled up in great gaily colored heaps, if western detergents rub shoulder with red and green beeswax candles; if in the narrow passageway that is the al Irakich souk reserved for the rope-makers, peasants and the last of the camel drivers hesitate between hemp and nylon....

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  • Written Aug 27, 2003
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