Orient Palace Hotel
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... 305;ng hıs walkıng stıck on the chaır for dramatıc effect. I took a vıdeo of hım brıefly and he notıced and blew a kıss at my camera.
Abu ıs one of the last, ıf not the very last, professıonal storytellers ın Syrıa so ıt was a prıvledge to hear hım speak. I wıll upload the vıdeo when back ın Aus.
... be seen as you walk through the souk.
They really sell everything in the souks, from carpets, toys for children, candy, spices in all colours and flavours, accessories, jewellery, clothes... Little boutiques even sell sexy, colorful lingerie -by masculin vendors!- to conservative looking women yound and old! So, you can guess what women are wearing under their long black djellabas to please their husbands at home!! Most women are dressed in black and are wearing ...
... mouths, young children shrieked with delight as they greedily licked giant cones of hand churned ice cream dipped in crushed pistachios, grandmothers walked away from pomegranate juice stalls with crimson mustaches. My stomach began to eat itself. But I was stuck with them, Margot and Zuzu, committed to joining them for lunch, to abandon them now was not an option. I took solace in the thought that they wouldn't walk all this way if the place ...
... in terms of amount of volume for the shopper Damascus wins hands down for variety.
After walking along straight street to find the souks we eventually halted to this magnificent ornate building which was the Umayyad Mosque. This mosque held Saladin coffin and also a shrine to St John the Baptist (prophet ...
... and asking if she could sit down next to him - never in a million years. “I want to be a dentist when I grow up,” she informed me. “But I am worried I will make a mistake in someone’s mouth and go to jail.”
Our arrival into the ever-expanding Axis of Evil had coincided with some mad American pastor threatening to burn copies of the Koran to mark the anniversary of September 11th. With the world’s press wondering whether the idiot would carry ...