Don't Ask For A Cigarette
(Jableh countryside, Western mounts)
It looks like a scene from Yemen and not from Syria, tobacco is widely planted in the northern parts of the Syrian coast and western mounts, even though I'm a non-smoker, I like the colors and the shape of that plant.
What was really horrible in these villages that everyone smokes even the old women!
Anyway, here's a little advice when you visit this area and enter a shop: don't ask for cheese, yogurt, or milk; they are all home produced!
And when visiting a village as the one in the photo don't ask for a cigarette, because they make their own!