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 ...
... floor , closer to the sea than at Honeycombe!
tv has 400 channels again, including BBC World so we watch the coverage
of the Cameron Clegg press conference. And news every hour. We have a
beer and crisps on the balcony and watch the sunset. By the time we set
off for food it's 9pm and dark and everyone is packing up. So it's back
to the flat for sardines with bread for dinner, actually all we need
after our big lunch.
... a minibus going to the beach, and seeing that these Buzzcocks-like creatures all spoke arabic, we were of course invıted to the village of our busdriver, along with meeting his whole family and later on we drank some vodka with him, and i skipped stones with his sweet little boy.
Okay, that came out a bit more idyllic than i planned, i will make some skull****ing jokes as soon as possıble.
As the day passed by and the vodka ...
... 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. ...