Sands Hotel

City Center Square, Palmyra, Syria | Hotel
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Palmyra

A travel blog entry by kimgatenby

From Damascus we drove to the small town of Palmyra to see the Roman ruıns. There ıs somethıng lıke 50 hectares of ruıns to see but we kept close to the cıty as Palmyra ıs known to be a bıt ıffy for women. We had been warned by our tour guıde to stay ın groups of at least 2 women for safety. Naturally ı managed ...

Let the Syrian roadtrip begin!

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins

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... you walk through Palmyra now you can still see a few magnificent buildings that stand up, most notably the temple of Ba'al. For the rest there are a lot of ruins but even these are impressive due to the sheer size of the archeological site.

On the hill overlooking Palmyra there is a beautiful castle, with magnificent views. Since we had enough time on our hands I ended up climbing the ...

Guilty pleasures

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher

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... in the world and you'd have a line-up out the door, but here in Syria, it's all but empty. I shared it with a couple proud Syrian guys towing their girlfriends around like little toys, and a bored looking French couple following their even more bored looking guide- who gave me a suspicious wink when I passed. A few locals lingered around looking to show me the hidden corners and the dark corridors to fetch a little baksheesh, but they were easily avoided.

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French and Qataris at Palmyra

A travel blog entry by jonbart

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At the bus station I was convinced to by the "VIP" bus ticket... the bus looked fancy as they come around serving bottled water, until I noticed that the "ride attendant" refilled the seemingly new large water bottle with water from a jerry can. Watching the sunset at the ruins at Palmyra there wasn't a soul around until a group of French tourists approach the top of the temple near where I ...

Car trouble and machine guns in desert paradise

A travel blog entry by billnpat

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... far eastern point of our entire trip tonight. Well, maybe I will have to check that…was St. Petersburg this far east? I will leave that geographical trivia question to you to look up….



November 7, 2010: Palmyra

This is certainly a desert city, cold at night and warm in the day. We got up at 5 am this morning (the first prayer call was 4:15 am) and rode our bikes over to the entrance to the colonnaded ruins. Despite, or maybe because of, the clear ...

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This hotel, located on City Center Square, Palmyra, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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