Paradise lost? Damascus still interesting if no longer a utopia

07/12/2009 | Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The

The world's oldest city draws visitors from around the globe interested in its history, religious connections and culture. Damascus, the capital of Syria, was once hailed as a paradise, and although pollution, peak-hour traffic and other modern-day issues plague the metropolis, there is still plenty to enjoy.

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