Beit Salahieh Hotel
Travel Blogs from Aleppo
After our visit to Istanbul, we traveled for many days. Our caravan leader told us it was about five hundred fifty-two miles from Istanbul to Aleppo, and the trip was almost interminably long. On the way to Aleppo we passed through several cities to stay the night; Palmyre, Tyre and Damas being the memorable stays as they were close to Aleppo. It seemed our journey would never end.
Finally, we reached the city of Aleppo. Aleppo lay between two major ...
... Aussie adolescents like. “We think its wonderful you are
Which way to Iraqt
doing t his.at your age”
Syria really does not have enough to occupy you for 2 weeks, and what we thought would be the ...
... in that light.
I love Syria. I love its people, its history, culture, friendliness and its big welcome.
country is going through change, whatever that may turn out to be. Either way, it
is a slow and painful process. For some, it is life changing, others
It is not for me to judge. It is for Syria ...
... his father with the family business. He told us quite frankly that people will not talk as they are afraid of the "secret" police.....we can see the fear factor working in overdrive at the moment. He didn't mind talking to us because he had his Australian passport and was able to leave at the first sign of any trouble.
After several weeks in the middle east it was time to buy a man scarf. (Yes, Jason is finally a metrosexual...!) ...
... with the manager of an Iraqi performing arts theater named Abbas and his student. We discussed many things while sharing tea in Silopi included whether his student should pursue his advanced studies in Paris, or Iowa?
The following day I was able to cross the border from Turkey into Syria and instead of heading directly to Damascus I decided, on a whim, to explore the eastern part of Syria first ...