December 12, 2012

Baker in Aleppo, Syria

Photograph by Espen Rasmussen, Panos Pictures

A baker in the souk in Aleppo, Syria, prepares bread for early morning shoppers. Entering the covered souk—the largest in the Arab world—is like stepping across a cobblestone threshold into the 15th century, a medieval mosh pit of shopkeepers, food vendors, gold merchants, donkey carts, craftsmen, beggars, and hustlers.

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