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... parlor. It seemed like everyone in Damascus was there. The streets of old town Damascus were really nice with pretty little shops on either side of the streets and huge trees hanging overhead sheltering us from the sun’s rays. There were some hidden palaces filled with mosaic tiles and gorgeous archways. A treat waited for us on every corner.
... first quote.
"No no, Mr. cab driver, I'll give you 1"
"No, 20. 20 good price for you."
"you'll take me for 1 or I'll get out and walk" I said, knowing very well that it wasn't that far.
We bantered back and forth before he finally accepted my offer.
Three minutes later he dropped me off at the station
I grabbed my bag out of the back and handed him 1JD, which was still too much.
"have a nice day" he said
"up yours" ...
... Seidnaya, a town out in the mountains nearby Damascus. The town is home to a convent that holds an icon of Mary, said to have been painted by St Luke. The church was constructed there in the sixth century after the emperor Justinian was hunting, and a deer turned into an icon of Mary, and she told him to build a church there. The icon is said to ooze oil, which has healing powers. Crusaders would ...
... and asking if she could sit down next to him - never in a million years. “I want to be a dentist when I grow up,” she informed me. “But I am worried I will make a mistake in someone’s mouth and go to jail.”
Our arrival into the ever-expanding Axis of Evil had coincided with some mad American pastor threatening to burn copies of the Koran to mark the anniversary of September 11th. With the world’s press wondering whether the idiot would carry ...
... were booked up or only expensive rooms were available. In the end, we were sent to Al Saad Hotel and we ended up staying on a roof top dorm for 300SP per bed (about $6). There was not AC but just a fan, beds were very lose to each other and a toilet was super stinky and hot but serving breakfast for free. It was conveniently located near the Old Town and big souque. We were very hungry so we walked around the hotel and found something to ...