Travel Blogs from Lattakia
... is 'haram', or bad and only cocaine is 'halal'. I think I just don't understand Islam quite yet... But I did kick his ass in chess twice, which was very nice and gave me some street-cred with the crew I think... :) Especially after Ali claimed that he could beat anyone...
After Ugarit we filmed some hiking scenes, which all revolved around me. Hiking scenes pretty much meant getting ...
... of a football match. Little is happening. I find a place for coffee and meet Majit. He serves me a delicious Americano and a nonstop supply of small sweet biscuits. His English is pretty good. No, out of season Kassab is deserted. In summer its population increases tenfold. People from Damascus, Aleppo, Latakya, Homs, Hama, Turkey, Jordan, the Emirates escape the summer heat to the relative cool of the hills here. Now ...
So after a late night arriving to Latakia i was up ready and early to go and see my own favourite tourist point Saladin Citadel which was on the schedule for today, however, it was not meant to be as early morning i awoke to be quite ill and ended up having a doctor to come and see me in my hotel room. To which, i was unable to go on with the group and its activities today.
One of the most important recreational sites in Syria where forests and mountains surrounding the banks of 7 beautiful lakes in a spectacular view (Ministry of Tourism).
According to http://syrianhiking.blogspot.com/2005/0 5/al-jaware7.html the lake is about 20km from Latakia and is a lake surrounded ...
... richer and less conservative. Girls in western clothes, lots of make up and racing their cars around town. There are no nice souqs or nice places to hang out, and there are some very questionable smells.
Though there are some good sides to this town. For many it's a jumping off point for beaches further a field (I went to one which was covered in black sand and as you sat on our towel (all of yourself on the towel, lest any part of you ...
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