Grand Homs Hotel (Homs al Kabir)
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... looked a bit mental. The shop owner gave us sugary tea in his biggest glasses, and sweets for the road.
Just found out we've got the job at Black Sail (which we applied for recently), so we'll be back in England at the end of Feb!
By the way, we can't access Facebook in Syria, so for people who wrote to me on it recently, send me your email address and I'll be able to reply (email@example.com) : )
... The site was first inhabited in the 11th century by a settlement of Kurds; as a result it was known as Hisn al Akrad, meaning the Castle of the Kurds.
Hitchhiked back to Sexy Lattakia in the back of a pick up!
overall, a pretty fantastic day.
We left Hama and drove towards a major medieval castle from the Crusade period: Krak des Chevalier. It is one of the most famous medieval castle and citadel in the world, on a strategic location for Crusaders from Europe to Jerusalem. After the last Crusaders surrendered the castle to the Muslims, it became known as the Qal'at Al-Hosn in Arabic. It is a must visit place in Syria - 65km west of Homs.
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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 ...
... but nothing impossible" being one of his mottoes, Imad invited me to stay a couple of days at his place.
So he canceled all his plans for the evening and we went home to his place, drank mate, met his friends, one of them very good in german language.