Al Yam

Address: Najmeh Sqr. -Facung Al Orient Club, Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Najmeh Sqr. -Facung Al Orient Club, Damascus, is near Apamea, Damascus Center, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Omzwervingen in de 'oude stad'

A travel blog entry by hilde on Apr 02, 2011

4 comments, 33 photos

... the body of St. John the Baptist. The Mausoleum where Saladin was buried is located in the gardens just outside the mosque.

Khan As'ad Pasha is the largest khan in the Old City of Damascus. The building follows a typical Ottoman khan layout with two floors giving onto a central courtyard. Khan As'ad Pasha is entered from Suq al-Buzuriyyah, through a monumental gateway decorated with stone carvings and roofed by a muqarnas semi-dome.
The entrance leads to a ...

So long Damascus

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Dec 08, 2010

4 photos

... brings the odd feeling of home sickness, but the comforts of home are no longer for me in Damascus.

'When the traveler seizes to move, he seizes to exist' noted Will Ferguson. Like that small patch of green, tenaciously resisting the invasion of the city, I too feel the city closing in on me. It's time to move on. Time to get some fresh air. Time to see the sea. I'm off to Lebanon, the famed land of 'Milk and Honey', we'll see what the gods of travel have waiting for me ...

Finding my feet

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher on Nov 07, 2010

1 comment

... coming together. The studying I did in Canada prior to my departure has payed off; however I still walk out of every class, brain spinning, voice box aching.

After class I go home, study, and catch up with my room-mates. Other than my studies I pass my days wandering the city, eating, drinking tea, and playing chess with my room-mates in the courtyard. "Bone idleness?" -it's such an easy existence even the cat is ...

Christian villages

A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle on Sep 14, 2010

1 comment, 10 photos

... she lived until she was 90. There is a canyon at the bottom of the monastery, said to have been closed behind her so her many male pursuers couldn't reach her. There are springs of water that are said to be able to cure illness, like in Lourdes in France.

Walked along the canyon to the Catholic Monastery of St. Sergius and Bacchus. Serguis was an early martyr. The church, from what I could ...

Day 97: Amman - Damascus

A travel blog entry by danielandai on Sep 08, 2010

7 photos

... border. Some say it was straight forward, others say it may take time but eventually they issue it. Seems like all depends on the officers at passport control. But I was almost convinced that it is possible unless you are American (Americans have a trouble getting visa at the border often). So! We proceeded to the window called 'Foreigners Arrival' (they have windows for Syrians, Arabs and Diplomats). The first thing the ...