Al Rais (Damascus)

Address: Sangakdar Nassry, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Sangakdar Nassry, Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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    Surviving Syria

    A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... here (Syrian sanctions) and I shouldn't have to call them if they're professional enough to have an office somewhere. They didn't. It wasn't a very professional arrangement, as I found out, and a week later I received an email from the director who explained that he was "in France" and he's now back. Too late. I also had to interview a rather crazy private tutor whose teaching methodology I quite liked but when he started talking quite openly about the government (in ...

    Back to Damascus

    A travel blog entry by meezerman on Dec 17, 2010

    14 photos

    ... mentioned by name in the New Testament, and still there 2,000 years later. I later visit the Roman Arch, several gates, the chapel of Saint Paul (built on the spot where he escaped over the walls of the city), and the ancient chapel of Saint Ananias.

    We have our final group dinner at a wonderful hidden gem of a restaurant near the gates to the old city where we say goodbye to our guide and those in our group who were leaving the tour in Syria. ...

    Sweatin' it up

    A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 18, 2010

    2 photos

    "Your city will not be perfect until the day that it has a hammam"

    In my attempt to secure a bid for 'the laziest man in the world' award I have stopped shaving. No no, the beard isn't making a comeback, not this year, perhaps never. I've just stopped doing it myself; why would I bother, when I can pay a barber 50 SP (about a dollar) to do it for me? Never mind that the kid wielding the straight blade to my jaw looks like ...

    Ramadan Kareem

    A travel blog entry by partnersincrime on Aug 18, 2010

    14 photos

    ... pre plated and kept in a fridge. Small clear bags come with pita triangles, so as to keep them fesh and soft, in a basket. After the meal, large mountainous plates of fresh fruit arrive. Of course, one can finsih off the meal with tea, coffee and nargillah.
    I want to talk about the specific foods here. Going out for mezze, or iftar, or which ever meal, is usually a meal of too much food. I've noticed that the people who work at the restaurants will ...

    Amman to Damascus

    A travel blog entry by radcliffe-riley on May 08, 2010

    ... important Muslim site afterMecca and Medina

    - Umayidd Caliph based here after the schism Had to wear an Obi Wan Kanobe brown robe with all other western women hood kept falling over my eyes, and anoher layer of clothing is the last thing one needs! My mood is not improved by this forced discomfort.

    The courtyard is full of families with children running everywhere.

    Marble floored with green and fold mosaic pictures on the walls and above the entry to ...