Al Fares Hotel

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

First Days in Damascus (Damask)

A travel blog entry by kdwali on Mar 29, 2011

22 photos

... at all times. Crazy man had lost his and in so doing, disgraced himself in front of the other drivers. My last backward look was to see him getting punched by another driver!

I had not accommodation sorted and so accompanied the two guys to their chosen (and pre-booked) hostel in the Christian Quarter of the walled Old Town, just off Bab Sharki, where I stayed for a couple of nights. ...

Becoming a Syrian movie-star

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins on Feb 26, 2011

1 comment, 9 photos

... country) and I can just go sightseeing in the different parts of the country. Even on the days when I have to make an 'appearance' on set, I'll still have a lot of time off... We are staying in 5 star hotels, all food and drinks are paid for (oh boy, he'll regret that after 10 days...) and we get $ 300 pocket money. Not a bad way to see Syria I think...! It sounds like we'll start on Tuesday with a few days in and around Damascus and ...

The Great Middle Eastern Journey Begins

A travel blog entry by meezerman on Dec 11, 2010

3 photos

... and two of my fellow travelers. Next morning, the real fun begins!

The next morning I meet the other couple on the trip. The five of us (and our guide Bashar) depart for the bus station around 8:30 amidst sleet and freezing rain. By the time we're at the bus station, it's full on snowing. Even the locals are snapping pictures as this is relatively unusual weather for Damascus, although not unheard of. Thuy kindly loans me a scarf and cap so I ...

Ramadan Kareem

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

14 photos

... lettuce and fresh herbs), shawarma ("meat" or chicken sliced off thin, left in the fat, wrapped with garlic sauce in the same thin bread, then soaked in the fat some more-no pickles, nothing fresh, just meat and sauce and grease), fataya (multiple flat breads baked with zataar (a thyme heb and seed paste), labneh, different cheeses, a tomato sauce, or meats).
-Kibbeh is ground meat and you can get it in a baked, ball form (although the meat on the ...

Our "Road to Damascus"

A travel blog entry by carlier on May 31, 2010

11 photos

... the site is held all have to cover up as you will see from the photos below. Tim immediately decided I was now a ‘dead ringer’ for Obi-Wan Kenobi as in Alec Guinness and latterly Ewan McGregor in Star Wars. It’s fair to say that my awe struck ‘spiritual’ experience was slightly tempered by my husband walking behind me constantly saying ‘Help you I will’! He tells me Star Wars ...

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