Al Nakheel Hotel
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... That was OK to get us through the desert and into Palmyra, but the problem obviously will need to be resolved. I have sent an email to various VW people I know, not least of whom is brother Bob who works at a VW dealership… so hopefully someone might come up with a solution while we enjoy Palmyra.
Other than the engine problem, the desert trip had its interests. We passed a few tent villages… we are guessing these were more Bedouins… with flocks of sheep ...
... After the tombs, we drove on the Temple of Bel, at the far end of the famous colonnade near the Victory Arch. This enormous temple comprised an enclosed central altar area and two raised platforms facing one another, each with sculpted ceilings; one of busts depicting the seasons with all the signs of the zodiac around them; the other more simply decorative. You can see the channel where the sacrificial animals were herded ...
... quite dusty and humid, it includes carvings and column style and statues and colourful motifs surrounding the sarcophagi.
The Valley of the Tombs provides a fascinating insight into the burial practices of the Palmyrenes, and the great importance they clearly attached to honoring the dead. The oddly forlorn tower tombs found here are no match for the ruins of Palmyra itself, but their settingg has an eerily unreal atmosphere (all the more so at twilight, or on ...
... www.tripwolf.com/en/guide/show/6 88460/Syria/Valley-of-the-Tombs-and-Sou thwest-Necropolis
Most of these tombs can only be visited through an organised tour and photography is not allowed in any of the tombs.
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Due to our very busy schedule and that the Valley of the Tombs are an exceptional attraction which were extremely busy last night a few of ...
... the Silk Road Route and is classified as a world heritage site You cannot really experience this in half a day and certainly i feel would struggle to fully appreciate the site in one day. After speaking to many of the group, it was concluded that many felt Palmyra was one of the best attractions sites Syria has to offer.
Since the early days of it excavation in the ...