Omayad Hotel

1 Brazil Avenue, Damascus, Syria | 3 star hotel
 

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The City of my Birth

A travel blog entry by sidwell

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Today I start my journey to the far east, traveling along the Silk Route. I will be Staying in one of the finest inns in the city, perhaps even the world. It is called the prancing Camel and it is located on the farthest outskirts of Damascus. It is in the Trading district, and while looking for some water skins for my journey today, I ran into some Jews. They are a ...

Love and travel have in common .....

A travel blog entry by sorbus

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... he, the priest) had something in common, both having been conceived in Lebanon. The priest looked a trifle surprised at the turn of conversation. Once these hills of Lebanon were covered with Cedrus libani, the monumental Cedars of Lebanon, now few remain, chopped down as they were by the Phoenicians for their fragrant wood. We drove as far as a rickety border in the midst of apple orchards, with a barrier held together by barbed wire and sellotape, and staffed by a few very young ...

Ramadan Kareem

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime

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... you have to think-how comfortable are we ordering food and eating in front of the majority of people whom are not allowed to eat or drink. How hungry are we? My dad said he found one of his Christian employees discretely nibbling on a carrot in the corner of their office the other day so as not to obvioulsy be eating in front of their muslim co-workers. It is also to be noted that children and pregnant woman can dine throughout the day, however I'm not ...

Damascus - Old city

A travel blog entry by benedictperera

... volunteering job at the Red Crescent. He normally has to pick up children, mostly of iraqien background, and bring them to Red Crecent Center, where leisure activities and also learning arabic is provided by young volunteers such as Imad.

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Accepting candy from a stranger!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... this is where Jesus Christ will appear on Judgment day.

We then headed over to Azem Palace to see more of the Damascene architecture. It was built between 1749 and 1752 as a private residence for the governor of Damascus. It was badly damaged by fire during the uprisings against the French in 1925, but it has been beautifully restored. The courtyard is surrounded by many beautifully decorated rooms complete with ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 1 Brazil Avenue, Damascus, is near Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, Hejaz Railway, and Palmyra Museum.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent