The Syrian city of Aleppo, near the Turkish border, is an atmospheric place to discover Syrian culture.

Photo: Skylife magazine

Aleppo is historically a trading town, once one of the silk road towns on the famous route which brought silk from China to Europe. In a fitting way for such a cultural crossroads, bargaining is carried out in Arabic, Turkish, French or a mixture of the three languages.

Turkish Airlines magazine describes a bus journey to this ancient city.


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Lucy is English and first ventured out of the UK she was 19. Since then she has lived in 4 different countries and tried to see as much of the world as possible. She loves learning languages, learning about different cultures and hearing different points of view.