This exciting new series will bring together both classic texts and the writing of the leading Travel writers working today, which will inform and inspire the inquisitive traveller. It is an essential companion for anyone travelling to Syria. Selected authors include: Edward Gibbon, William Dalrymple, Barnaby Rogerson and Gertrude Bell. This new series is not a guide of where to stay and what to do, rather it is collection of writing that aims to invest the traveller with a cultural and historical background to Syria, which will breath life and meaning into the sights, sounds and tastes that the inquisitive traveller will experience.
Marius Kociejowski is a poet, travel-writer and reviewer, who has brought a lifetime's worth of reading to this collection of writing on Syria. Collecting both the writing of leading contemporary travel writers and classic texts, this title will offer a valuable insight into the tourism capital of the Middle East.