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Posts Tagged ‘Aleppo’

Local Travel in Syria by Donkey, Tirtera and Scania Bus

  • Ednan Ghamyan
  • 23 August 2011

Transport in Syria is always an adventure requiring improvisation and spontaneity. High gas prices are the main reason why local transport is what it is today in all its living and very vivid colour. If the movie Planes, Trains & Automobiles were set in Syria, it would have been a completely different (but equally comic) film! On this virtual tour of Syrian modes of transport, you get a taste of the wide variety of unusual options on offer in our country.

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The Origins of Turkish Baths in Syria

  • Samantha Libby
  • 4 May 2011

In some cultures, taking a bath has always been a community affair. Thousands of years ago the Greeks and Romans popularised the practice. Today, hammams (Turkish bathhouses) across the Middle East and Mediterranean give spa enthusiasts a way to relive this ancient experience and to reap the numerous health benefits.

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Syria: A Timeless and Splendid Nation

  • Ednan Ghamyan
  • 18 March 2010

The Levant is a timeless place that is sure to enchant and Syria is its beating heart. From the balmy, heart-warming Mediterranean Sea to the remarkable Roman remains, Syria is a country affectionate to her visitors, like a mother to her infant. If you are looking for the missing pages of history and if you have a penchant for scenery and romance, Syria really is the place for you.

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