Al Sham Hotel

Address: Maysaloun Str., Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Maysaloun Str., Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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    Travel Blogs from Damascus

    Happy endings AREN'T real!

    A travel blog entry by thiswim on May 26, 2014

    3 photos

    ... moment I realized I would never be respected again. I was a woman with no husband and had a daughter instead of a son, but to keep my Sabeehah safe I had to make do. With the drive to protect by baby and the memory of Roni in my mind I trudged on. Ignoring the constant looks from everyone I was able to create a decent future for our daughter. She reminded me of her strong father whenever I saw her, and now she is off to make her own destiny. ...

    Surviving Syria

    A travel blog entry by waynedale on May 01, 2011

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... The hotel in Aleppo was a palace.

    Aleppo is an ancient city with a walled citadel on a hill which is absolutely spectacular and full of young couples probably getting away from the conservatism down below. You could spend a whole day up here and it's well worth coming to Aleppo just to see it. I was on a mission to buy socks. I was fast running out of underwear and I needed a laundry somewhere, otherwise I needed more underwear. I walked through the souks of Aleppo ...

    Mosque and Churches

    A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle on Sep 13, 2010

    18 photos

    ... in them. An older woman waved her hand at the icons that were high on the wall, and then kissed her hand. Women also lit a candle, blew it out, lit it again, blew it out etc while chanting a prayer. I was the only tourist around.

    Videos:
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    First Impressions

    A travel blog entry by salamdimashq on Aug 27, 2010

    3 comments

    ... without the million dollar homes, and clean paint and you’ve got Muhajirin. It’s a pretty traditional area, and on my first night there I was woken up from my deep sleep by a man hitting drums and shouting out to people to wake up for Suhoor, and he does this every night for the rest of Ramadhan. (I’ll try uploading a video of him) My host family is pretty cool. The daughter speaks a little English, and the mom doesn’t speak any which is ...

    Damn that Bloody Sun... and the Israelis

    A travel blog entry by bernie-s on Aug 04, 2010

    3 comments

    ... something has happened. I was told that the Israelis had ventures a further 60km into Syrian land from the place I was stood, that other towns had been destroyed, but the destruction of this one was left, like a ghost town, by the government for all to see the truth.

    When you stand on the Syrian side, the terrain is old, dry, broken and bombed and you look at the Golan Heights, you can see neat little rows of agriculture. Stolen food from stolen land irrigated by stolen ...