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... a big difference when the sun was out! Both in warmth and in the light it gave to the scenery! We really enjoyed driving and seeing the country here! It was just so peaceful and calming. Can't describe it! I just WISH I took better photos!!! I really struggled with the exposure ....Quite embarrassed. Sigh ....
After Steptoe Butte, we decided to drive to the Kamiak Butte state park which was between Palouse and Pullman. We drove past Colfax where Bob stopped ...
... a cab and Janet followed. Three red lights later the taxi went the wrong way round a roundabout and Janet just about gave up.
Fortunately we had arrived at a hotel right in the City Centre just off the local square, a bit ...
... all the way to the airport and almost made it back to Moscow before falling asleep (she stayed awake for almost 1 hour 15 minutes! Mind you at 3am!!!!) So it was a limp noodle I pulled from the car seat and lugged up the stairs and gently placed in to bed! She only woke up enough to snuggle in closer to me and ask for the blanket!
Upon leaving, Michael (being the best husband and the most organized one at that) left me a printed and ...
Most of the souqs date back to the 14th century and are named after various professions and crafts, hence the wool souq, the copper souq, and so on. Aside from trading, the souq accommodated the traders and their goods in khans (caravanserais) scattered in the souq.
The khans also take their names after their location in the souq and function, and are characterized by their beautiful fašades and entrances with fortified wooden doors.
The famous ...
... day and following some social unrest.
I joined the throng of happy people and ended up on a square with thousands chanting "Allah, Suria, Bashr Isbes" (Isbes is roughly how it sounded). Translated this meant: "God, Syria, Bashar is all we need".
I took photos and video amongst the crowd. People were talking to me (in Syrian!), establishing my origins, giving me cigarettes and shaking my hand.
After maybe half an ...