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Trip: Syria

There are [3] stories from my trip: Syria

Crac des Chevaliers

SYRIA | Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | Views [1325]

Crac des Chevaliers is a Crusader castle. And being in Syria it doesn't get overly many tourists. Which is great because you can wander round the place almost by yourself. Until the Scouts show up! I think I remember the Syrian Scouts more than the castle ... Read more >

Middle East Musings

SYRIA | Sunday, 8 Jun 2008 | Views [1233]

I started writing about Petra so many times and just found that it was way too hard to explain. It's an amazing site and I think we'll just try and put on some photos to show you what we mean! Same goes for the vast desert landscape at Wadi Rum. It was ... Read more >

Salaam Syria

SYRIA | Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | Views [1009]

They reckon that people have been living in Damascus continually for over 8000 years. That's more than eleven times longer than there has been people living in New Zealand! After Jordan, Damascus was a bit chaotic which took us a bit by surprise. ... Read more >