Syria, not only refugees: the destruction of Palmyra

Apart from the humanitarian crisis, the destruction of the ancient site of Palmyra has been one of the worst consequences of the Syrian war. Palmyra, how it was In the photo above you can see the beauty of Palmyra a few years ago. An astonishingly well preserved ancient city in an oasis in the middle of the desert. By pure chance, 4.000 years ago this oasis became a stopping point for the caravans travelling the Silk Road before getting to the Mediterranean ports. And this was the beginning of its grandeur. But the isolated caravanserai between the palms (Palmyra, means City of