This is not a travel blog!

March 17, 2009 aniwaniwa

But of course I want to tell you all about our trip.  We are in Damascus and so far everything has gone perfectly, Damascus is very cool.  Qatar airways was awesome and MC & CJ traveled really well.  We’ve been in Damascus 3 nights now staying at the Damascus hostel which has been very comfy & an excellent base.

Cosmo loves ‘Bunny’ the bunny.  We’ve been exploring the old town & souqs, went to the Omayyad mosque and Azem Palace, went to Bosra on the bus, tasted some yummy food including an impromptu lunch at the Four Seasons.  That was funny, everyone was in suits excepts us with the kids & in dirty jeans, we think they were suspicious of us as the F&B manager came over to talk to us – find out if we had the money to pay I reckon!

I bought some beautiful clothes this morning, a hand embroidered dress and pants made by Syrian women in a scheme to have them keep alive their craft & create employment for them.

I’m in an Internet cafe now, A had an interesting time here last night when 6 officials came in to go through the computers & check out what people have been looking at.   You have to show your passport when you come in too.

We’re off tomorrow, busing to Palmyra.












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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Kirsty&hellip  | 

    Hey, I’m blog stalking you! glad you’re having a great time – can’t wait to hear about the travels when you get back to AD! xx

    • 2. aniwaniwa&hellip  | 

      Bring on the blog stalkers K, better than talking to myself! I have one brand spanking new Lonely Planet Turkey for you!

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