Palmyra

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Bagdad Cafe 66 - a local rest stop chain in this area

Bagdad Cafe 66 - a local rest stop chain in this area

Bagdad Cafe 66 - a local rest stop chain in this area

Bagdad Cafe 66 - with a sandstorm brewing in the background

The sandstorm hits

The sandstorm hits

Palmyra at night

Palmyra at night

Palmyra at night

Palmyra at night

The streets of Palmyra

The streets of Palmyra

The streets of Palmyra

A local lad gets ready for his tourist touting for the day

The Baalshamin Sanctuary - built around 67AD for the Canaanite god

The Baalshamin Sanctuary - built around 67AD for the Canaanite god

The Baalshamin Sanctuary - built around 67AD for the Canaanite god

The Tetrapylon - built to mask a 10 degree change in the direction of the Great Colonnade

The Tetrapylon - built to mask a 10 degree change in the direction of the Great Colonnade

The Tetrapylon - built to mask a 10 degree change in the direction of the Great Colonnade

A baby camel

A baby camel

A baby camel

The Tetrapylon - built to mask a 10 degree change in the direction of the Great Colonnade

Along the Great Colonnade

Along the Great Colonnade

The stonework is quite remarkable

Along the Great Colonnade

Along the Great Colonnade

Looking back to the Tetrapylon

Looking towards the Arab Palmyra Castle

The Sanctuary of Nebo; a religious complex

The Sanctuary of Nebo; a religious complex

The Sanctuary of Nebo; a religious complex

The Sanctuary of Nebo; a religious complex

The Senate or city council

The Senate or city council

The Monumental Arch

The Sanctuary of Nebo

The Sanctuary of Nebo

The ruins of Palmyra

The ruins of Palmyra

The ruins of Palmyra

The Theatre - built 1st or 2nd century AD

The Theatre - built 1st or 2nd century AD

The Theatre - built 1st or 2nd century AD

The Theatre - built 1st or 2nd century AD

The Theatre - built 1st or 2nd century AD

The Theatre - built 1st or 2nd century AD

The Theatre - Jason's one man show

The upright tombs

The Theatre - built 1st or 2nd century AD

The Theatre - built 1st or 2nd century AD

The Monumental Arch - built 2nd century AD to mask a 30 degree bend in the Great Colonnade

The Monumental Arch

The Monumental Arch

The Monumental Arch

The Monumental Arch

The Monumental Arch

The Monumental Arch

The Monumental Arch

The Monumental Arch

A shepherd herding his flock

The Sanctuary of Bel; built between 1st and 2nd century Ad

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The Sanctuary of Bel

The oasis of Palmyra

Looking to the Palmyra castle

Looking to the Palmyra castle

The upright tombs

An albino baby camel

The upright tombs

The upright tombs

The upright tombs

The upright tombs

A local lad

Inside an upright tomb

The upright tombs

Inside an upright tomb

The upright tombs

The Theatre

The Sanctuary of Bel

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