Cham Palace Damascus

Maysaloun St., Damascus, Syria | 4 star hotel

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Axis of zataar, mosques and neon mountains

A travel blog entry by henniterness


After 10 days in Germany and traveling for over a week with a fellow Teutonic, I have lost most of the embarrassing rust in my German. On the downside, this seems to have come at the cost of my English. I no longer seem to be able to form coherent thoughts of my impressions. Writing these entries for that reason has become more difficult. Interesting also, how traveling alone, my focus was 120% on my surroundings, sights, sounds, smells, place's and people's ...

Love and travel have in common .....

A travel blog entry by sorbus


... delight of a castle with many rooms and corners and turrets and sturdy walls. It was “discovered” by Mr Burckhardt, yes, the self same Mr Burckhardt who “rediscovered” Petra and Abu Simbel. A man with quite a knack.

Now at borders, as in leaving Jordan, I have given up on going to the front of queues. Now I knock on the office doors and enter. This border was a breeze. Thanks to the aforementioned Mr Sarmini, and an exceedingly helpful Jordanian customs ...

Day 6 - The End is Nigh

A travel blog entry by uclan-tourism


... exchange i was already getting a bargain), but it was similar because nobody really hassled you.

I feel as Damascus is more of an open area for tourists to visit, the locals know they don't have to bargain, as the tourist will pay anyway, finding that Damascus is more developed in terms of tourist spending and visiting. In that respect Aleppo i would have to say is better but in terms of amount of volume for the shopper Damascus wins hands down for ...

96.2% of the moon visible

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime


... uses primarily).
Anyways, we decided to enjoy some of our day, try to turn it around, so we went out and headed to the pool. Some sun and relaxation always does the body good, so we trekked down to the Club and cooled off. On our way home, we stopped by the shop to pick up some stuff and all of a sudden I realized that I couldn't find the 2000 Syrian pounds I had brought with us this morning-the 2000 pounds I had been saving to get out of ...

Sick? already?

A travel blog entry by knifehammer

... club. pool. pool table. pooping. the whole bit. my favorite parts were the nhl jersies on the walls, the copy of white chicks available for viewing with german sub-titles and the 1.80 beers. i took a cab there today. the driver was blarring some arab music which curiously sounded like that awfull t-pan/kanyi voice machine music that all the western girls are creaming over these days. ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Maysaloun St., Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good