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Private Tour: High Road to Taos from Santa Fe
"Heading out of Santa Fe and taking the High Road to Taos the first stop is in the village of Chimayo. After a series of supernatural events word began to spread about the mysterious occurrences there and before long a small church was built where the crucifix was originally found. From that time until now miraculous healings have been reported by countless visitors to that little church and the magical little town by the Santa Cruz River known as Chimayo (chee-my-oh). Now known as the ""Lourdes of the Southwest""
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Museums of Beirut Day Tour
"Enjoy a fascinating introduction to Lebanon's vibrant history. The National Museum of Beirut holds countless treasures through which you will witness the living proof to the country's rich heritage. Mim gets its name from the 24th letter of the Arab precisely because it is the first letter of the Arabic words for museum minerals and mines. The museum exhibits more than 1400 minerals representing around 300 different species from over 61 countries. Then we will head to Lebanon’s central bank Museum where you will know more about the central bank’s roles and responsibilities in keeping the stability of the Lebanese economy and financial system.The last destination is a walk in Hamra streets where we will encounter shops restaurants
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Private Excursion to Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius from Sorrento
"Departure in the morning by private and comfortable car for a tour of Pompeii and Vesuvius with an English speaking driver. The city of Pompeii was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and forgotten for hundreds of years under layer of as this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Italy. It is a journey in to the past. You will discover through a walk among the excavations the moments that preceded the tragic explosion. You can experience the life in ancient times public and above all private. The most surprising aspect is in fact the high number of homes and villas in which the bottles glassware furnishings
From EUR250.00

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Money, money, money.

The official currency is the Syrian Pound. Notes are widely available in 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1,000 denominations. Coins are available in 5, 10, and 25 denominations. Trying to make change all the...
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Exchanging money

I discovered that virtually everyone is ready to change your money for you. Reason being is that a person off the street can give you a flat 50 Syrian pounds per dollar...or another flat rate for your...
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Have a glassfull of carrot (orange, grape..) juice

This juice stands is the best thing in the middle east, since the round Arabic bread.Don? miss it. You will get a juice from fruit you can see on the stand or difrent mixtures.My favorite is carrot +...
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Before you go

If you read only one book before you head off for the Middle East, make it this one, William Dalrymple's "From the Holy Mountain". It will take you on a wonderful journey from Turkey to Egypt, via...
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Palmyrene dawn

Getting up at dawn, or just before if you can manage it, and walking in the ruins as the days breaks, is a magic thing to do in Palmyra. The stone of the ruins, palest cream in the pre-sunrise light,...
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Good bye Idlib

Here I said Good Bye Sergilla!as this building is the last on the way!and we started our way to Bara!we walked this 2kms by feet!it is better than riding to see everything slowly. When you reach this...
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Arcs

Nabil, our tour guide, explained very good how the old construction workers built the Arc!first they put a carcass of wood!then they add sands and water,and finally they gather the stones!No...
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Sad facts

There are still very poor people here who have no sheltter and they live in the old ancient ruins!they are homeless!in fact they are the grand children of the people who lived in this area long time...
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About Idlib people

Idlib people are famous in Syria, like Hims people here but less than Hims Idlib people have the bad luck in jokes, as other Syrians say that there are many Pedophiles in Idlib LOL truely and they...
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Transport

By the way be really careful when you go to idlib from Aleppo in the micro bus which is the best and cheapest way to go there, but I'm telling you in the evening it is really rare to find microbuses...
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Idlib

Idlib is a small city in Syria head to the north not far from Aleppo, it is famous for its beautiful nature, as rains are good in this region, and also famous for the great ancient ruins of Bara and...
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The sea and the beach

Summer days can be very hot in Syria. How refreshing isn't it then to take a swim in the Mediterranean!The only beach I visited in Syria is at Cote d'Azur de Cham. The entrance fee is 250 SP and you...
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The beautiful gate to Palmyra city!

From this gate we entered Salhia ruins and site, and from the same gate we got out, but this great beautiful path was the leading way to famous Palmyra, the ancient famous city of a great once...
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Not impressive accorded to the book, yeah Malena!

She was again so great with her sense of humor, I mean when I said, Oh there is nothing impressive inside here, *the citadel from the inside*Malena was answering immediately with a foxy smile: this is...
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Maysaloun Street, P.O Box 33555, Busra ash Sham, Bosra, Syria
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Top Things to Do in Syria

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Omayyad Mosque

The Omayyad Mosque, which I saw it in 2011 when we started our middle east trip was so beautiful. It was built by Abdulmelik bin Merwan who is the fifth calif of umayyad dynasty. ?t is rumoured that...
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Citadel

The main reason to visit Aleppo is to see the wonderful old citadel that sits on a hill in the middle of the city which is now the biggest city in Syria and i believe that it has been inhabited for...
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Souk El-Hamidiyeh

I don't suppose many of us will ever get the chance to wander around Damascus in the near future but if things cool down their it is certainly worth wandering around the souks. I could not resist the...
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Christian Quarter

Situated just to the north of the old city, the Jdeideh Quarter, which translates to "New" Quarter, isn't quite so new. It is a medieval district of town filled with charming narrow cobbled alleys,...
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Azem Palace

Azm Palace is one of the grand old houses that can be found in the Old City of Damascus. It was built in 1750 and served as the house of Asad Pasha Azm, then Ottoman governor of the city. Today, the...
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National Museum

The Aleppo museum had many artifacts on the grounds outside as well as inside the museum. Given it's location near the center of the city, it is highly likely that this museum has been looted and it's...
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