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Whıle I and 4 of the other members of my tour were havıng a ball ın Lebanon, the rest of the group had to stay at the camp sıte due to ıt beıng Frıday (holy day) ın Syrıa. Thıs meant there was the potentıal for demonstratıons ın Damascus so our tour leader thought ıt best to stay out of the cıty. The Saturday was back to ...
... zich qua kledij een beetje aangepast aan de plaatselijke zeden, de meesten –ik ook dus- dragen een lange broek (geen blote beentjes!) en hebben ook zedig een ‘foularke’ rond de schouders hangen.
Vanavond zijn we iets gaan eten in restaurant Abou Kamal, op een 200 m van het hotel. Goed gesmuld: eerst een linzensoep en daarna tournedos met heel veel groenten en pittig gekruide rijst.
Morgen trekken we noordwaarts. Op de planning staan Hama ...
... uncomfortable. For my personal amusement I asked how much a room was. Twenty five bucks a night! I scoffed as I handed the cashier a couple crumpled notes, and allowed the bell-boy to carry my dirty back-pack to my room.
After checking in I joined the couple, Margo and Zuzu, for lunch. Being that it was already 3:00 and I hadn't eaten since breakfast, I was starving. They had a great restaurant in mind, so I was happy to be allowed to ...
... in particular one of the churches and to the National Museum in Damascus. It seemed quite weird that tomorrow or at least the early part of tomorrow morning i will be flying home. I certainly felt much more time was needed here in Damascus and Syria.
The one thing that did surprise me was whilst souk ...
... in pain and feeling so weak and couldn’t walk fast. I was sitting on the ground in agony. Got back to campsite and lied down and felt so bad. Won’t go into details what happened next but all I will say is that it wasn’t pleasant ..... mmmmmm! Troy and our tour guide went to chemist to get medication for me. I drank water and had bread ...