The ancient site of Palmyra in Syria is in grave danger of being destroyed. I am praying that it is not, but really fear that the wonderful ruins will be lost for ever to future generations to be amazed by.

I was fortunate enough to visit in May 2009 and here are a few pictures from the wonderful place taken by me and Hamish…..

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And a link to the BBC article here – BBC Palmyra



  1. Reblogged this on Wilbur's Travels and commented:

    Sadly the predictions have come true. I am deeply saddened by it, yet another blow to a wonderful nation.


  2. Great pictures. I fear for its survival!

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