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... culture/religion. They told me that they believe in a single god a then they showed me around their place of worship, which they called a Synagogue. They sold me some Matzoh for may trip. Later in the marketplace, I bought some gold to trade away in Khotan at the end of my journey and I also bought three camels for my journey form some of the people of my hometown. These ...
... comfort as a customer is not too high on the priority list, it seems. However, they're very helpful, I must stay. By all means, don't take my advice as I'm now into my third month on this trip so I've become a bit jaded. If you want the real Middle Eastern experience, this is it. Make your own mind up about the current political situation before coming here though. Just don't expect a smile.
The trip out of Syria was just as hard as the one coming in. This time I ...
... just poek-the pizza shop even specifies veal bacon, but nothing on the pepperoni, so i don't know if thats an exception or not. Moussaka is awesome, which is more of a roasted eggplant, tomato and onion dish-so so good.
-Fast foods are less than a dollar and easy to find wherever there is an oven or heat source: falafel (formed with little donut shapers, deep fried and rolled up in a light pancake-like fried bread, with garlic sauce, pickled turnip ...
... and we're in Damascus. We're transferred rapidly (time is money) to a local taxi and we're at the Sheraton here (more points - everywhere
else was fully booked). Lunch in bar area - croquet msieur and club
sandwich. Internet to see how coalition talks going.
Taxi to Bab Touma - gate in walls of old city.
Bought camera chis 1200 pics for me and 750 fo john!
Bar Alhara for lunch - lovely courtyard restaurant Umayyad mosque - ...
... in the windows along with eggs and milk being sold from the horse carriage, I felt like we were really going to like staying here.
We shared the house with three guys and a girl. Somar was from Syria and Ida was from Bosnia and Musa from Algeria and Tarek was half German and half Syrian. The house was very busy with lots of people coming and going. I loved how there was such a mix of languages spoken and it made me ...