About the Author

Michael Ryan
Blurbarian Since May 2008
Name Michael Ryan
My Web Site http://ryanmicpics.shutterfly.com
Location Damascus, Syria
Gender Male
My Bio Moved from Cairo to Damascus in August 2011, enduring one social and political upheaval, in Egypt, for another, more dire and lethal, in Syria. No opportunity for photography in Syria, the civil war prevents travel, and the camera is a dangerous symbol of foreign interest. This wonderful country, which I first visited in the late '80s, has many visual splendours, but these will have to wait ....