Travel Blogs from Lattakia, Syria

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Not the beaches we are used to!, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Not the beaches we are used to!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... we have learned traveling the world, is that we have not found any nicer beaches than where we live! Lattakia does not feel like the rest of Syria.  We were told that this city is one of the wealthiest and least conservative cities in the ...

Lattakia - mediterranean blaaa, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Lattakia - mediterranean blaaa

A travel blog entry by hayleybay

... at the hotel of a tintin fanatic, who was a little odd, looking at sunsets, eatting sweets, and drinking good coffee!! But lattakia truely is a lovely name for a town, dont you think? And it was right on the meditteranean. Just beautiful. I had ...

Love that Dirty Water, lattakia, Syria travel blog

Love that Dirty Water

A travel blog entry by bunnyluv1969

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... in no time. I think by tomorrow I will even be able to walk around and check out the beautiful town of Lattakia     Take Care Teresa Follow Teresa the Traveler on YouTube and Facebook by clicking on the following links ...

Last night in Syria, Kesab, Syria travel blog

Last night in Syria

A travel blog entry by kkandtt

Evrim and Ý left Lattakia yesterday afternoon on a crowded service headed towards Kesab, a small Armenian dominated mountain resort a few kilometers south of the Turkish border. Kesab is small. Really small. It´s beautiful though. Really beautiful. ...

Matar, Latakia, Syria travel blog

Matar

A travel blog entry by jimmymacfad

... plastic greenhouses cling to each scrap of available terrain and inside grow the most lush vegetables and fruit I've ever seen.  Lattakia is Syria's main port and as is to be expected is vibrant and bustling, I sat in the centre and gorged myself ...

Syrian Fat Farm, lattakia, Syria travel blog

Syrian Fat Farm

A travel blog entry by bunnyluv1969

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Hey People I finally made it out of Syria after spending 4 days and nights in a Lattakia hotel room suffering from diarrhoea with nothing to entertain me except one English TV channel that played 24-hour action movies (not my favourite) and a great view ...

Beach holiday, Syrian style, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Beach holiday, Syrian style

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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Back on the coast in Lattakia, which sadly is a port city so has no beaches in town. The beaches we did see where either filled with rocks our tourists (or both), so we weren't inspired to climb off the minibus. The town itself is relaxed though, and ...

lattaquia, ugarit et le chateau de saladin **, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

lattaquia, ugarit et le chateau de saladin **

A travel blog entry by loelai

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In English En espanol German lattakia * Grande  ville, comme d'habitude, pas trés interessante..Malgré tout, des rencontres charmantes, surtout avec des kurdes, il y a une université française, donc possibilité de parler, plus ou moins  ...

Along the Coast, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Along the Coast

A travel blog entry by kkandtt

... ! We are not afraid. This place is beautiful and in many ways more European than any other city we have been to in Syria. It has a vibrant night life (to me and Rick at least) an amazing coastal walk above the Meditteranean and the people here have ...

Trains to Lattakia and one Fantastic Castle, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Trains to Lattakia and one Fantastic Castle

A travel blog entry by bernie-s

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... little plastic people came to life to explore the castle. Yesterday I felt like them.   Despite the awful smells of Lattakia (streets lining with shops selling both dead and live chickens, and the stage in between I'm sure was responsible for the ...

Finishing the film, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Finishing the film

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins

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... getting on Skype at separate locations in the hotel, acting like we were in our home country and calling each other to agree to go to Syria on vacation (as you do). On Thursday, our last together,  there were only a few scenes left. I had to do my ...

Lattakia, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Lattakia

A travel blog entry by yoni

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November 19, 2007 Lattakia, Syria We traveled from Aleppo to Lattakia today by mini-van for 200 SP. We are staying at the Hotel Al-Atlal, which is listed in our LP guide. Our room costs 900 SP with bathroom. The caretaker is a kindly old man who shows ...

Highs and Lows, Latakia, Syria travel blog

Highs and Lows

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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... Brandon telling me that he never even developed those pics....but it cracks me up to this day thinking about her expression. Lattakia is a bit off the usual overland route for most travelers heading south through the Middle East. Although a number of ...

First view of the Mediteranean Sea, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

First view of the Mediteranean Sea

A travel blog entry by pajas

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... trees and even lush green forest at some places. We also enjoyed some exciting winding roads along this way. A bit south of Lattakia I approached the first time the Mediteranean Sea since 3 years in the same journey. It was a experience just like meeting ...

Lattakia, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Lattakia

A travel blog entry by sting

... were mostly university students returning to school after the weekend. Anyhow... a nice switch from buses full of men. Speaking of... Lattakia is a also home to the "free woman." Most dress very lavishly here. Walking the street is like a continual ...

A cold day (and night) out, Slunfeh, Syria travel blog

A cold day (and night) out

A travel blog entry by qualifiedtravel

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... 's father. Disembarking the tiny mini-van we entered a quite village, very much unlike the noisy, fumigated atmosphere of Lattakia with children wheeling their undersized bicycles carefree across the narrow roads and alleys. It was well past midday by ...

Lattakia, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Lattakia

A travel blog entry by madspetersen

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Hvis Beirut er Mellemoestens Paris, saa maa Lattakia vaere Syeriens Beirut... Dejligt igen at vaere i noget der minder om Vesteuropa. Kvinderne gaar klaedt som de vil, og boernene raaber ikke laengere efter os... Har besoegt den foerste korsridderborg - ...

We Bought the Bus, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

We Bought the Bus

A travel blog entry by fatduck

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It was one o'clock in the afternoon, and we were still at the Lattakia bus station. It happens sometimes that a morning erodes away in the rain.* We were trying to get to Qala'at Saladin, also known as the Crusader castle of Saone. The biggest obstacle ...

Crusader Castles, Latakia, Syria travel blog

Crusader Castles

A travel blog entry by carlier

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... a well to do and spotlessly clean Greek island although far less commercialised. Lebanon in general could not be more different than Syria, far more liberal, westernised and alas expensive. In addition World Cup fever has arrived big and early with cars, ...

Latakia via Krak des Chevaliers, by every means.., Latakia, Syria travel blog

Latakia via Krak des Chevaliers, by every means..

A travel blog entry by jimsim

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... and the inches of make up plastered on their faces. It could have been a seaside town anywhere but it didn't feel like Syria. We wandered through the streets, I was in the market for jandals after mine broke in the castle (big disaster!), however unless ...

Lattakia, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Lattakia

A travel blog entry by tonicastells

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... la conduccio temeraria), i les vistes tambe. Estic tan rebentat que em passo mes de la meitat del trajecte dormint. Quan arribo a Lattakia plou. Com a bon motxiller, decideixo no agafar un taxi i recorrer el trajecte de l'estacio de tren a l'hotel a peu. ...

Lattakia, Hama & Around, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Lattakia, Hama & Around

A travel blog entry by tsimko

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... hotel, on the 7th floor with some fine views. Nearby beaches I didn’t visit, although Mediterranean looked tempting. This detour to Lattakia I made for the sake of visiting Qala’at Saladin, a thousand years old castle. It was a half day trip. ...

Iraqi Refugees, 80's Music & Lattakia, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Iraqi Refugees, 80's Music & Lattakia

A travel blog entry by ezandtreggas

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After another late night drinking beer and wine with Waddeh we caught the bus to Lattakia, on the north Syrian Mediterranean coast. We arrived at the bus station and are convinced to see a beach hut for 1,000 Syrian Pounds (£15/A$25) a night. The beach ...

Loose Lattakia, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Loose Lattakia

A travel blog entry by nomadix

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... to be the challenge I had expected, but I was prepared for it and eager to take it by the horns. Did mention Lattakia is on the coast of Syria? Its got the whole 'Med feel' going there so I was in search of its beaches. Did I also mention the beaches, ...

SEA, SNOW, SALAHADIN, AND SLUNFEH ..., Lattakia, Syria travel blog

SEA, SNOW, SALAHADIN, AND SLUNFEH ...

A travel blog entry by chaymus

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Oldest alphabet in the world., Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Oldest alphabet in the world.

A travel blog entry by where_is_peter

In ...

Qala'at Salah ad Din (Saladin), Maysarāt, Syria travel blog

Qala'at Salah ad Din (Saladin)

A travel blog entry by soulcollector

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... castle stands in a lofty peace, commanding nothing but a crumbling relic and panoramic views of the rolling hills cascading toward littoral Syria. Arriving back at the Latakia minibus terminal, I took a taxi back to the hotel.  The taxi driver, who ...

from beach to beach, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

from beach to beach

A travel blog entry by boshasha

5 days camping infront the sea  .... away from the road  ...

Nice Souk, Lattakia, Syria travel blog

Nice Souk

A travel blog entry by happydunk

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Woke up to find that my sleeping location wasn't secure at all, t was the police and they must think I am mad........ O well, Headed into Aleppo famous for Souks and Citadels, had a nice day wandering the streets, please see photos, Headed to Lattakia ...

BOAT TOUR (MASHQITA), Mashqītā, Syria travel blog

BOAT TOUR (MASHQITA)

A travel blog entry by uclan-tourism

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One of the most important recreational sites in Syria where forests and mountains surrounding the banks of 7 beautiful lakes in a spectacular view (Ministry of Tourism). According to http://syrianhiking.blogspot.com/2005/05/al-jaware7.html the lake ...

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