Syria Travel Stories Travel Articles

 
Kidnapped By Syrian Hospitality – Syria
If you ever want to scare your family, horrify you
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Round the World by Bike: Syria to Amman, Jordan (10 December 2001)
The British Consulate warned against travelling in Syria. After Al's experiences there, they must be trying to keep it a secret for themselves.
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A Woman Can’t Go to the Middle East – Syria
A Woman Can’t Go to the Middle East – Syria Alison Block's experiences of solo travel in the M
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A Day with the Assassins (2 of 2)
It was a good day for Graydon Hazenberg: ruins, hi
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A Day with the Assassins (1 of 2)
It was a good day for Graydon Hazenberg: ruins, hi
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Travels With Nate #14: Hama – Palmyria – Deir e Zur
Crusaders, castles, ruins... and ruins... and more ruins. Nate, Ian and Chris are bloody sick of ruins. But the locals are fun.
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Travels With Nate #15: Deir e Zur – Abu-Kamal – Aleppo
Traveling to Iraq in cushy style, and partying it up like mad in Aleppo – shame it's almost time to leave the Middle East for Thailand.
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Travels With Nate #13: Damascus to Hama
Crowds leer at Tony Blair in the Old City, and the guys learn the true meaning of "no coal" beer.
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Travels With Nate #12: Amman, Jordan to Damascus, Syria
Syria is great – save of course for those blasted taxi drivers. But between getting lost in the old city and gorging themselves on great food, Nate and Ian are loving the Middle East.
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Cairo to Istanbul in a G-string #5
Scrub Me, Baby! After Israel, I made it to Syria from Jordan rather easily, the little “stamp me on a separate piece of paper” thing working quite well. Syria’s polite and genuinely hospitable men were a welcome break after the sleaze overdose of Egypt and Jordan. However, Damascus’ great mosque was just another mosque to […]
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