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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
From $80.00
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

More Local Customs in Palmyra


Desert Bedouins

Palmyra's natives are originally bedouin tribes linked to Arabia. Their traditions and Arabic dialect are quite different from Western Syrian cities. Many of them still wear the red kufiya worn in the...
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the old Palmyrene language

Syria is sometimes (rightly) called the cradle of civilisation. Many languages originate from there, like the ancient Palmyrene alphabeth. The first western alphabeth, or one of them at least, was...
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Camels are a common sight in Palmyra, being in the desert and all. They make good subjects for photographs.
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Many cultures, many languages.

Since Palmyra was a center for many different cultures, you will find areas like this that have writings in multiple languages.
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