Al Fares Hotel

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

6 months...

A travel blog entry by salamdimashq on Mar 03, 2011

... going off tangent. Moving on – Sisters circle. In short, its basically some really cool chicks who I would have never met in my life if not for Shaam. These ladies are super awesome. From Sabiha who is my 411 for anything I need in Sayyeda Zainab, to my cake lady – Farzana who makes the most incredible out of this world Carrot Cake

I came to Syria with certain expectations, rules and things I needed to do while Im here. One of which ...

Damascus and then...I'm out!

A travel blog entry by nacrobat on Nov 09, 2010

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... trip to Syria!

We're out! No prison, no harassment by secret police, no scary stories of terrorists gone mad (hmmm, that might be a redundancy). Of course there's also no Youtube, or Facebook either – just to name a few of the various websites blocked in the country but hey, it
is still the Middle East and freedom come in bits and pieces. Even Turkey, EU wannabees, blocks access to Youtube. But official government policy ...

Just for Patti :-)

A travel blog entry by salamdimashq on Sep 25, 2010

... second conversation and soon after the taxi sped away.

From what I have learnt , the Malaysian lady is one of many who come to Syria and work as maids. An Italian friend of mine who lives with a host family too told me how her family also has a maid who comes in during the day cleans and goes home. I asked my host family and what they told me is very interesting. Having a maid is part of the class culture here. It’s cool to have one maid, better to have ...

Chillin' with the yanks.

A travel blog entry by knifehammer on Aug 07, 2010

2 comments, 5 photos

... were trying to sell us stuff. i bought some insanely good honey from some lady and her kids. i guess the bedouin are semi nomadic now? you can tell as the village was all pretty much was intense!!!! with little to no permanent structures. lots of goat farming with some horses and asses and dogs too. the views were awesome and i decided to perch up on a rock and get a better view of the bekaa. i saw an old ...

We eat, and sleep, in style in Damascus, Syria

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on May 13, 2010

1 comment, 87 photos

... near the Northwest corner of the old city. We get a pretty quick start, after buying tickets from a booth, and head out along the major double carriageway towards Aleppo and Beirut. (This gets us thinking – we are 4 hours by bus from Beirut, but after reading government warnings we reluctantly accept that it is too dangerous to risk going to Lebanon). We make good time up a very long hill, and can see a parallel road with all the truck ...

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