‘Come to Syria. Leave Your Preconceptions at Home.’
Travel Blog • Eva Holland • 09.17.08 | 10:30 AM ET
“Damascus is a city of which we—or certainly I—have barely a notion, so obscured is it by ignorance and Syria’s unwholesome image,” Tim Jepson writes at the beginning of this essay from the Telegraph. By the end of the story, though, Jepson discovers the many pleasures of the Syrian capital—and convinces me of them, too.
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