Mansouriya Palace Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... so far. You probably haven't heard of it but 4 million Syrians live here. It is noisy, smelly, gridlocked and ALIVE
A real city with a real heart. Finding anywhere is just impossible so we played the usual trick and I jumped ...
... long thick walls, pierced by the nine historical gates (many of them are well-preserved) of the old town.
The city's strategic trading position attracted settlers of all races and beliefs who wished to take advantage of the commercial roads that met in Aleppo from as far as China and Mesopotamia to the east, Europe to the west, and the fertile crescent and Egypt to the south. The largest covered suq-market in the world is in Aleppo, with an approximate length of ...
... else I'd still be walking around now!
Took the opportunity to rest and read at the hostel, and listen to the cars tooting all afternoon. So many cars and trucks driving around, waving the Syrian flag and posters of president Bashar Al-Saad, tooting, honking and chanting.
I then saw thousands of people marching, smiling, laughing and singing. I put this down to the fact that president Bashar had raised wages for civil servants ...
Finally made it across the border after what seems like a very long time spent in Turkey. Spent a bit longer in Hatay than we had planned, not to enjoy the warm winter sunshine, but so that i (martin) could spend some time studying the finer qualities of the hotel's squat toilet.
On Monday ...
... and “disappeared” until two English merchants came across it in the 17th century. Today there is a large green oasis behind mud brick walls with date palms growing in tidy squares packed tightly together. Beside the road when leaving were pomegranates for sale along with leather jackets.
From Palmyra we went further east, touching briefly the border with Iraq at Abu Kamal where the flashier, tighter, more westernised clothes of ...