Art House Damascus
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... 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 ...
... 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. ...
... lettuce and fresh herbs), shawarma ("meat" or chicken sliced off thin, left in the fat, wrapped with garlic sauce in the same thin bread, then soaked in the fat some more-no pickles, nothing fresh, just meat and sauce and grease), fataya (multiple flat breads baked with zataar (a thyme heb and seed paste), labneh, different cheeses, a tomato sauce, or meats).
-Kibbeh is ground meat and you can get it in a baked, ball form (although the meat on the ...
The prayer is is long - 150m? - with touritsts passing through in groups. About 50 peole are listening to an Imman preach in the centre, but tey are small in he space.
The tomb (reputed) tomb of the headof John the Baptist is near the centre, marble stone tracery wwith a huge tomb inside. Far too big for just a head.
In another room off the courtyard is the shrine of Hussein, son of Ali, killed at Kerbala and very important to Shiites. All the ...
... they could switch from Arabic to English, to German to Spanish to French and even Portuguese. There was also lots of Swedish students so I even got to speak some Swedish.
Its funny that we are visiting Damascus, the oldest inhabited city in the world, and we are staying in house, where they love Reggae music, especially Bob Marley. Somar told me that he believes Bob’s grandfather was from Syria, so he had a ...