Al Fares Hotel

Address: 29th May St, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 29th May St, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

4 comments, 33 photos

... 8230;. tot waterpijpen! Terwijl we rondwandelden in de souks kwam het leven langzaam op gang en het duurde niet erg lang of er heerste een gezellige drukte!

Verder ook een aantal mooie bezienswaardigheden bezocht: Azem paleis, Khan Assad-Pacha, Hammam Nour al-Din Al-Shaheed, Geneeskunde museum, Nationaal Archeologisch Museum.

Bijna alle vrouwen zijn gehuld in een lang kleed -meestal zwart- en een hoofddoek. Weinigen gaan westers gekleed .De vrouwelijke ...

6 months...

A travel blog entry by salamdimashq on Mar 03, 2011

... I was going to learn how to cook. I did ofcourse. I now actually know 10 different ways on how to make “Indome” – which is ofcourse boiled noodles. But I've gotten really really creative and I’ve learnt how to make noodles with fried veggies, noodles with cold cuts, noodles with just some ketchup and hot sauce, noodles with some sesame oil and eggs, and ofcourse noodles the way the instructions tell you how to make em. God I miss my ...

Finding my feet

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 07, 2010

1 comment

"The more one is able to leave one's cultural home, the more easily is one able to judge it, and the whole world as well, with the spiritual detachment and generosity necessary for true vision. The more easily, too, does one assess oneself and alien cultures with the same combination of intimacy and distance."
Edward Said, Orientalism


I've found my feet here in Damascus, and have easily fallen into a routine ...

Monastery

A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle on Sep 15, 2010

11 photos

Today I went to the monastery of Mar Mousa, or St. Moses. The "Moses" is an Ethiopian who came up there to escape the world. The monastery was rediscovered by a Jesuit Italian priest a few years back, and now hosts travelers from all around the world who can stay there for free, provided they do housework etc around the monastery.

I just went up on a daytrip. There were a lot of stairs up to the monastery, as it is atop a mountain. Once there, ...

Shalat? shalan?

A travel blog entry by knifehammer on Aug 06, 2010

4 comments, 5 photos

... had all the classic circus stuff like elephants and tigers and camels and clowns and trapeze and fire and contortionists and motorcycles and a midget...(can i say that?) a little dude, and little horses and all that ****. a bedouin guy was selling camel rides tottally unrelated in the parking lot, by far the sharpest free market idea i saw all day. i guess this was just another day in damascus...besides that crazy potato food i ate which i will NEVER forget.
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