Paradise Inn International

Address: Jurjanieya, Bloudan Street, P.O Box 140, Bloudan, Syria | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Jurjanieya, Bloudan Street, P.O Box 140, Bloudan.
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Travel Blogs from Bloudan

3...2...1.... and ACTION!

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins on Mar 01, 2011

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... far off the beaten track and apparently not that easy to reach with public transport.

It is believed that Saidnaya is the burial area for Abel (brother of Kain, from the bibel story), and many visitors come here for renewal of faith and healing. Most pray for the Icon of the holy mother and child inside that is supposedly painted by Luke the Evangelist. the Convent is quite a nice complex and definitely very old by the looks ...

Sikera (Σικερα)

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins on Feb 27, 2011

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... here is that this town is inhabited by a majority of Christian people, thus allowing the presence of beer on the streets and in cafe's - quite a breather! Next to a 1700 year old church, a stall owner offered us some beers, freshly roasted almonds and a great view, what more do you want after a great day of hiking!

While walking through town, we met a guy who is a local preacher and he still speaks the original ...

Souq heaven - luckily we survived unscathed

A travel blog entry by thebarretts on Oct 22, 2010

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... we both got to wear a full length skirt and I just used my scarf to cover my head. After seeing the Mohammed al-Amin mosque in Beirut, we were a little underwhelmed with the Umayyad mosque even though the lonely planet describes it was the most beautiful mosque in Syria as it didn’t seem to have the same level opulence.

We had lunch at a lovely local restaurant and then I dragged Mick around the souq (which is said to be the biggest undercover souq). ...

Damn that Bloody Sun... and the Israelis

A travel blog entry by bernie-s on Aug 04, 2010

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... mosques. Green being the colour of Islam. There is always something naturally relaxing in watching an artificial sprawl of lights and business from afar. From stepping outside the madness, to watch it. And there is always a great sense of smallness that is felt when you spend the week looking up at the mountain, and one day you find yourself up that mountain looking down at the place you spent a week contemplating in. I stood up that mountain, looking at the Umayyad mosque from a ...

We eat, and sleep, in style in Damascus, Syria

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on May 13, 2010

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... letting us see the full extent of the city, and also the landmarks of the Old City. Took photos, but the air was pretty hazy, so don't expect too much from them.

On the way back down we saw a fair bit of the new part of the city before hitting the traffic jams around the Citadel. Although we thought we had a price of 30SYP, we were prepared to pay 100, and thought at first our driver was saying "too much". Not so, he wanted 500, which is ...

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