Syria Travel Articles

 
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.
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.
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 […]
Assad’s Syria (2 of 2)
One week turns into three in this Middle East gem.
Assad’s Syria (1 of 2)
One week turns into three in this Middle East gem.
Five Days in Syria – Syria
Tanks at the border and spies in the hotels, but S