Aleppo, le persone

settembre 28th, 2010 | Posted by dokk in Siria - (1 Comments)


In the Great Mosque

Snooze in the mosque

During one of the many walks a gentleman invites me to take pictures in his craft shop. Then he poses, followed by his friend.

The shop-owner

Ready for assault

Another invitation to drink a cup of tea accompanied by a delicious biscuit with cinnamon, by a tailor. This is his shop, visited by friends.

In tailor-shop

Meeting in Aleppo

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Aleppo, la citta’

settembre 26th, 2010 | Posted by dokk in Siria - (2 Comments)



Facade of a house in Aleppo


Almost all the houses in Aleppo are highly decorated, in the walls, the balconies, doors and gates.  

Detail of an entrance


Facade of a house in Aleppo

The clock tower of Aleppo

A terrace


And that is the famous soap made with olive oil and laurel oil. The original is handmade and ripened. The more is seasoned, the best the quality is. It comes up to eight years of seasoning.  

The famous olive oil soap, handmade


Here’s an interesting way to display their wares:

Selling bread in the street


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