Heliopolis

City Centre, Palmyra, Syria | 3 star hotel
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The Palms And Peace Of Palmyra.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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We arrived in Palmyra, an ancient Assyrian Caravan town for over 1,000 years, on a Friday afternoon. Friday is holy day for the Islamic faith and means mostly everything is shut. This was quite pleasant as we could explore the town without any hassle - not that their is much hassle in Syria really. Lots of little children were out in the streets …

Sunset over Ruins

A travel blog entry by lisaandluke

From Damascus we head east to Palmyra... a collection of famous ruins clumped together literally in the middle of nowhere in the desert. It was so HOT when we got there... it was hard to breathe! We took refuge in an air-conditioned restaurant sipping on fresh lemonade to cool us down. When the air started to cool ...

Car trouble and machine guns in desert paradise

A travel blog entry by billnpat

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November 6, 2010

Today marks the beginning of our sixth month of traveling. We awoke this morning about 200 metres from a nine hundred year old crusaders castle, drove 150 kilometres through Syrian desert, and are now camped only about 100 metres from a 2000 year old Roman temple building at Palmyra, which looks straight out of Indiana Jones!

The day was marked by an annoying problem with the van. It had occasionally acted up a few times over the last couple of months, ...

Desert ruins

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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... s territories. Eventually she to took over all of Syria, conquered Egypt and sent armies to Asia Minor, gaining control thereby of all land and sea ways to the Far East. She quite brazenly took the title of August, which was only used by emperor of Rome, and she had money coined with her and her son's likeness upon it, without that of Rome emperor. Emperor Aurelian did not take kindly to any of this and after settling his internal disputes, ...

More Ghosts and the Unquiet American

A travel blog entry by petcul

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I'm up early to watch the dawn creep over the ruins at Palmyra. The last time I did this it was a lonely vigil. Today I have many companions sharing the same magical experience. It is as stunning as ever.

Later I walk through the ruins talking to the Roman soldiers. None of them have been to Hadrian's Wall. It turns out that posting is the ancient equivalent of being sent to Siberia. No, thank you very much. There ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on City Centre, Palmyra, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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