Dar Al-Yasmin

Bab Touma, Damascus, Syria | 4 star hotel
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The City of my Birth

A travel blog entry by sidwell


... culture/religion. They told me that they believe in a single god a then they showed me around their place of worship, which they called a Synagogue. They sold me some Matzoh for may trip. Later in the marketplace, I bought some gold to trade away in Khotan at the end of my journey and I also bought three camels for my journey form some of the people of my hometown. These ...

Axis of zataar, mosques and neon mountains

A travel blog entry by henniterness


... our last day in Damascus, I really notice how Syria is the first country where communication is a serious challenge. Very few people speak (or read) anything other than Arabic. Cab drives in particular are an adventure as you can never be quite sure where they'll drop you. Did you pronounce your destination properly? Did they get where you want to go? We ended up seeing some interesting neighbourhoods this way, even tough we couldn't find what we had in mind. When ...

Love and travel have in common .....

A travel blog entry by sorbus


... looked more like amateur brigands.

We had met the Catholic Lebanese priest over glass of wine at the Monastery and Convent of St Sergius. A charming tiny church with a peaceful atmosphere despite still having holes in the ground where the blood ran from sacrifices made on the altar in pagan days. It is one of the oldest churches in the world, 325 AD. Syria is home to many religions. These fertile valleys north of Damascus are home to many convents and monasteries. In the Convent ...

First week and all

A travel blog entry by salamdimashq


... Italian girl – Erica who is here for a month. I would later learn that many of these European students come here for a month, study Arabic, go back to their countries finish a semester and then come back again for another month. (partly due to the fact that the Uni of Dam runs monthly Arabic courses, and after each course you move up one level) Its insane the number of Europeans studying Arabic at the University. When I went in to register I was the ...


A travel blog entry by knifehammer


... mint tea and a four foot shisha pipe filled to the brim with some tasty grape flavoured tobacco. the white guy smoking shisha was funny for the guys working there as it was confusing to the tourist hordes who promptly followed us in. i smoked it for over an hour and listened to the prayers from the mosque and laughed with ash at all dumb tourists taking pictures of the tower while the prayers rang out. as if they had just noticed they were at ommayad. or ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Bab Touma, Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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