16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Road to Ruin

Homs, Syria in January 2017. Large parts of the city were completely destroyed. Nevertheless, some residents came back to try to rebuild their homes. Roadblocks from broken vehicle wrecks were built.

This photo is a finalist in the Travel category of our 16th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Homs, Syria
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Christian Werner
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