TripAdvisor Reviews Safwan Hotel Lattakia
Travel Blogs from Lattakia
... see ( when the sun is directly above) in the centre is the Byzantine citadel along with a crusader Tea House and a Crusader Church adjoining one of the Byzantine Chapels. Arab additions include a Mosque, dating back to Sultan Qalaun and a palace including baths with courtyards which have been slightly restored. The group saw a reception of the knights who represent the eras that have passed this castle.
To Lattakia I took morning train. Second class was fully booked but even the first class was pretty cheap and the service very satisfactory. Just the views along the way weren’t as stunning as advertised. There isn’t much to write about this coastal city – a harbour, a souq (market) and that’s about it. By far the most memorable sight were really good-looking women in attractive clothes, decorating the ...
... truck pouring concrete. We are allowed to go through to the mausoleum,
but when we get to the door, it's closed!
The " secret policemen"
come across and by hand signals explain that it is closed for building
work. They then offer us coffee from a flask ( down in one - it's too
strong to linger). And then we leave while their guns are laid aside.
Filled up with petrol - done 500 km, used 40 l.
drive through ...
... in favor of his cult either.
Anyways, after a couple of days with walkıng around half awake, half in the middle of homoerotic dreams, we decided to leave Latakia, but right as we were packing our bags, Mohamed the hotel owner walked in and chatted for a while.
We ate some nutella (or actually it was MaxTello, worst copy brand ever, with a metallic aftertaste)
BUT THEN SOMETHING INCREDIBLE HAPPENED!
... four-lanes of the expressway and found a minibus driver waiting on the other side willing to take me up to the Qala’at Hossein for 300 SP. Again, I was too ill and tired to bargain with him. The driver took me up the steep hill and dropped me off at this restaurant, leaving me to ask for further directions and yet more walking to Hotel Beibar. I crashed into my bed and suffered a night tormented by chills, fever, diarrhea and body aches. ...