Chapter 6 – Guest contributor – Suska Olli (Finland)

June 14, 2006



After spending time with Suska in Syria we thought we’d ask her to write a ‘guest’ post on the blog. Here’s what she had to say…

I still haven’t quite understood what hit me in the beginning of my one week’s holiday. I had changed my travel plans like a million times before finally setting my mind on going to Aleppo first. After a month in Syria it was a shock, to say the least, to casually enter your own dorm room without knocking only to see more skin than you’ve seen in the entire month in Syria before that. There they were, these two English blokes, with their bare, hairy chests, and legs showing as far high up as the viewer had decency to let her eyes wonder! What an unexpected encounter with your own and a reminder of “back home”. …continued in Chapter 5…


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