Sheraton Damascus Hotel
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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The Al-Rabie hostel is host to an eclectic mix of people, from young first time student travelers, to professors of middle eastern studies, retired archaeologists and doctors and just about everyone in-between. The covered courtyard provides a spacious area to read quietly or engage with other travelers.
The previous evening I spent some ...
... train go by spewing crazy black smoke into the air....it was pretty cool, especially because all the damascus veterans had never even seen the train before. after some good photo opps and ****, we went to a huge semi-classy mezzeh restaurant. there must have been at least 10 waiters and 2 managers waiting on the nine of us eating there. there was so much food it was like a christmas diner. peter ordered 2 raw ...
... metal arches. It is about 15 metres wide, almost straight, with a centre dog-leg, and is full of people of all races and types. The items for sale in this section are mainly luxury and frivolous items for tourists, but not just Western tourists. There are many groups of black-clad Moslem women, probably tourists from Iran or other Middle East countries as the Umayyad Mosque is second only to the holy mosques of Mecca and Medina in sanctity, and it ...
... were outside and it somehow seemed right.
GPJ and I were sent off for a wander through the Hamediah Souq where I became fascinated with photographing the displays of headscarves on rows of pretty heads. I love this souq where the locals come to shop for all manner of things. We didn’t venture far, it’s an absolute maze and so easy to get lost and we felt we didn’t really have the time to lose ourselves and find ourselves again on ...
... who is married to Anne who is a sister of Maureen who is Lisa's Mom's best friend and who have very kindly offered their apartment in the centre of Damascus, wheel's within wheel's. Mahmoud we had met in Dublin as he was over with Yassin & Anne improving his English for a couple of months so it was great to see a familar face when we arrived . In true Syrian form we were brought to the apartment where a well stock fridge lay in wait and two bedrooms so lots of privacy ...