Sunday, April 28, 2013

Syria will have to wait too

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1994 Charlene Brown

Like last week’s painting of Seoul, this etching was done in anticipation of seeing the real thing – back when we lived in Dubai, and getting to Syria seemed pretty straightforward. Somehow, it never quite worked out, and the closest I got to Palmyra was a brief stopover in the Damascus airport on my way to Jordan.  Since returning to Canada I’ve missed a couple of chances to go back to the Middle East on university Travel Study Programs… and now, of course, going to Syria isn’t straightforward at all!