Damascus 1994


Me in the grand mosque, Damascus, 1994. Photo by Ben Churcher.


  1. Only you would wear a leopard-skin scarf to a mosque!
    Unless that’s you wandering off into the distance, waving your arms and looking for a drink?

      • Very fetching. ๐Ÿ™‚

        Seriously, it’s a great photo and you look suitably solemn. Do remember what the guy was doing? He looks thoroughly engaged in holy business.

        • nope. I was with a group of archaeologists. We were working in Jordan & had popped across the Syrian border for a couple of day’s break mooching around in the old part of Damascus. We were tourists in the mosque. Everyone else was there for devotional purposes.

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