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Dead cities from Hama april 2009 8651.jpg
07-APR-2009

Dead cities from Hama april 2009 8651.jpg

We are here at Jeradeh. At two kilometers from Ruweila it’s “dead houses” seem to have integrated with modern dwellings in a strange amalgam. The Bradt Guide claims the main reason to go here is to see a tower that I will point out later, it indeed is somewhat curious. But I found the integration between the life of the village and the older dead houses much more fascinating.

People showed me some graves dug into the earth, some in chambers containing several graves. This is one of the latter.

Nikon D3
1/500s f/8.0 at 28.0mm iso200 full exif

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