Queen Centre Arjaan by Rotana
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Its been an incredible 6 months since I have last blogged. A lot has obviously happened since then. I got an internship which obviously had a condition of no blogging, but otherwise here is what has been happening….
1. I moved out from my host family, and found a new apartment at Sayyeda zainab. It's a beautiful one bedroom apartment, with its very own balcony!! Which ofcourse looks over other balconies.
2. Obviously my new digs has ...
... freeze, as I resolve to buy gloves and a hat in Aleppo.
We have to wait at the bus station for nearly an hour, as our bus to Aleppo has been canceled. Bashar manages to find the only bus that's willing to make the trip through the snow. I'm not sure that finding the one bus willing to take a chance on the roads when everyone else has decided it's too risky is exactly a good thing, but at 9:30 we're off through the Damascus traffic to Allepo.
... working, shops and schools closed, natives eating ice cream, public transport jammed, and the strangers sense of being excluded from the merriment- from everything."
Thankfully, for the time being, I no longer fall into the category of 'traveller'- as by definition a traveller has to move. I now occupy the no-mans land between resident and tourist; a position that defies definition, but is nonetheless quite comfortable. From my vantage as the 'quasi' traveller the ...
... really I think if there was some kind of race involving dip-dip-diving some obstacles, I'd win. Like Mario kart for people.
Dad was waiting in his pajero, parked opposite to ALL the traffic beeping around him and we made our way to Cham City Center, a high end mall where all the people seem to be. Four floors and a big food court, we headed into the busy pre-ramadan supermarket, where ...
... times, and a lot of the ground is covered in fractured basalt sheets. Gaps in the sheet are cultivated, and smaller rocks are heaped or used for dividers.
Coming into Damascus, we can see that it is a very large city (population 1.6 million – total population of country 18.5 million). Lots of outlying industrial suburbs, and clumps of high rise apartment buildings. We take a turn to the east away from the City Centre direction, ...