Regency Park Hotel

Damascus, Syria | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Damascus

Surviving Syria

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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... and that's all it took.

The drive through Syria towards the city of Aleppo was brief and I was relieved to finally arrive. It was quite possibly the most daunting border crossing I've been through and although it took a while to find the hotel, once we found it, I paid the driver his fee and I was very pleased to discover that he hadn't inflated the price. It stood at $65 as previously arranged and OK, I might have lost an extra $5 as a tip that had nothing to do ...

Christian villages

A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle

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... true cross" and had crosses lit all the way to Constantinople to announce it. There were fireworks going off, and a lot of pilgrims from Lebanon were in town.

First went to the Orthodox monastery of St. Thecla. Thecla was a companion of the Apostle Paul, said to be very beautiful. When she refused to marry men, but wanted to remain celibate, she was an outcast and had to flee to a cave in ...

96.2% of the moon visible

A travel blog entry by partnersincrime

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It was totally a full moon. I called it before I checked it out. Everyone thinks I'm crazy when I say weird things happen, to me anyways, around a full moon, but then when a really weird day happens, unlike most of the others, as the full moon comes upon us, it all seems to make more sense.
So, we got up way too early. 6:45am is too early when you are on holidays. After a week of being house bound, due to Louis being sick, then dad being sick, and ...

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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... blue tiling and painted ceilings .

We never did get lost in this city as we wandered around, we always seemed to walk right back to where we were staying. Walking through the Souk in Old Damascus, we noticed that there was holes in the metal roof over the walkway of the main street. We read that the holes are bullet holes punctured by the machine gun fire of French planes during the nationalist rebellion of 1925.

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This hotel, located in Damascus, is near Damascus Center, Apamea, Sayyida Ruqayya Mausoleum, and Hejaz Railway.
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