After the sandstorm, photo copyright Richard Hutchings

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by amy hutchings

A week before Syria's first uprising last March, visiting the ruins of Queen Zenobia's kingdom, a huge sandstorm blinded us. As it moved on to the castle on the hill behind, the sun shone on the remains of her day.

Location: Palmyra, Syria


More Travel Portraits Entries »

  1. Up Close & Personal

    By Dave Monk

  2. Seeking a Blessing

    By Dave Monk

  3. The last headhunters.

    By ayan ghosh

Take A Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities

Subscribe to Nat Geo Traveler

  • 3050C_TRV_Banner_160x120.jpg

    Order Now

    Available in print and for iPad®! See destinations come alive with 360-degree photos, videos, and more!