The Palmyra

Damascus Rd., Palmyra, Syria | 3 star hotel

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Roman ruins of Palmyra

A travel blog entry by fifoota


Our next stop in Syria was Palmyra, site of a Roman city of trading importance, situated out in the desert (well most of Syria appears to be like a desert). The extent of the ruins was impressive, and being out in the middle of nowhere you could enjoy it almost to yourself. The down-side of this isolated location though, was a distinct lack of …

Car trouble and machine guns in desert paradise

A travel blog entry by billnpat


... That was OK to get us through the desert and into Palmyra, but the problem obviously will need to be resolved. I have sent an email to various VW people I know, not least of whom is brother Bob who works at a VW dealership… so hopefully someone might come up with a solution while we enjoy Palmyra.

Other than the engine problem, the desert trip had its interests. We passed a few tent villages… we are guessing these were more Bedouins… with flocks of sheep ...

All ruined out

A travel blog entry by thebarretts


A short driving day (only 4h) and we found ourselves in the town of Palmyra which is known for it's rose-gold ancient ruins. On the way to Palmyra we passed a sign pointing the way not only to Palmyra but also Baghdad. Everyone had their obligatory photo in front of the sign although Mick and I were content just to take a photo of the sign and thanking our good fortune that we weren’t ...

More Ghosts and the Unquiet American

A travel blog entry by petcul


... will come along and rescue you but they all know him and daren't risk being the victim again. Your only solution is to leave the party and hope that he doesn't folow you offering you a lift.

I leave as soon as my meal is finished but with a bonus. An invitation to return for coffee the following morning before I departed from Mamoun who loves me and Ireland. As they say, lost in translation but I appreciate the ...

Day 5 - Valley of the Tombs

A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler


... have understood what we were doing but still.

After seeing the tombs, we had picked up the rest of the group and set on our way to Damascus, it felt kind of surreal that this trip was ending and it felt that we were only getting to see a few of the many sites Syria has to offer. I could easily spend a few months even a year here and probably still not get to see the full historic nature Syria has to offer.


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This 3 star hotel, located on Damascus Rd., Palmyra, is near Temple of Bel, Muslim Castle (Qala'at ibn Maan), The Monumental Arch, and Valley of the Tombs.
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