Semiramis Hotel Palmyra
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... evening, we ventured out to the ruins where the sun was starting to set behind the dunes painting the ruins a shade of orange and red. I actually enjoyed ruins for the first time in a while. However the next day in mid-day heat we were back to not liking them again and ended up taking off back west into ...
We have seen ancient roman cities set in the snow at Baaalbek, in the lush green fields of Apamea, and now rising up out of the desert in Palmyra. The Roman cities we have visited are all very similar at first, but also differ in the stone they're built out of, where they are located and how people used them subsequently. Each place has had a very different character ...
... a tourist- in the worst sense of the word. Limp hand shakes, hollow greetings, ****** restaurants with menu's in 6 languages, and locals who really couldn't care less where you're going, where you've been, where you're from. Bored teens terrorize the streets on noisy motorcycles, and young boys play marbles in filthy alleys. Nobody cared that I spoke a little Arabic because their English was flawless, and their Japanese wasn't bad, and they knew enough German, and of course ...
... and losing power, especially on long straight roads for some peculiar reason. But it had only been very occasional, and had righted itself on previous occasions. Today however, and perhaps because the drive was nothing but long straight road, it became quite a nuisance, with us having to stop frequently to let it rest, after which it would run again for a few minutes. After experimenting with various solutions, we finally determined that it felt alright if we cruised at no more than 60 ...
... were now beginning to suffer from serious ‘castle fatigue’! From here, we drove to two different sets of funerary towers, one with the tombs above ground, layered on top of one another (from 4 to 7 per vault) and rising four stories! The other tower’s tombs were underground, again layered on top of one another but spread out across the width and breadth of the underground vault, which also contained ...