Al-Khair Resort

16 km from Homs, Homs, Syria | Hotel
 

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Crusader castle and a Pro-Government Rally

A travel blog entry by alexjasonworld

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... at Homs is located on the outskirts of town for obvious reasons….escape the inner city traffic and make for a quick getaway to the next destination. We cannot come up with any other reason other than curiosity as to why the bus driver wanted to take us back through the centre of town on the way to Palmyra…..he just wanted to see what was going on.

Everyone on the bus was ...

Salaam alaykum

A travel blog entry by suzymartin

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... cycling has been pretty lightweight in Syria; it's just too tempting to take up offers for shay (tea)! And tea takes a long time here, about 20 minutes brewing time, and at least double that for talking time. Furthermore, a tea is rarely ever just a tea. Once we've followed someone into their home, it's unlikely that we'll be able to leave before we've sampled a large quantity of Syrian home cooking. We bought an Arabic phrasebook for occasions such ...

16th – 18th October

A travel blog entry by orioncassiopiea

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... which makes it one of the most complete Crusaders fortresses in existence. It is enormous and so very evocative of the Middle Ages. You could sense the Crusaders on the battlements racing through the narrow path, dropping stone missiles or hot oil, on to their enemies below; arrows flying out of the meurtrieres and you could almost smell the horses in the vast, vaulted stables in the lowest sections of the fortress. We ...

A nice/dissapointing end to my weekend.

A travel blog entry by knifehammer

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... the castle right after entering...and waited in the car in the sweet sweet air conditioning for my crew to finish their tour. needless to say...i wasnt very happy...but who could be that happy vomiting in 40 degree weather looking at ****in' krak des chevaliers...wishing you could be well enough to check it out. it was a pretty ****** deal. the funny thing is that the francis is a 4 star hotel with a ...

Exploring on a grumbly tummy

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime

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... and much smaller. We witnessed the christening of a young child, accompanied by not only the childs crying but chanting and walking around in circles around the bowl which encompassed the holy water. As we left and descended the courtyard further, we entered the depths and wandered down stoney tunnels where the monks would prey, and very old and deep well where foreigners throw in coins, and a ridiculously old embellished painting of ...

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