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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
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Syria

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Jebel Qassioun

They shine at night, they seems to be so far from us, standing up on this mountain...Drinking a hot tea, my eyes lost in yours, no words are needed cause our hearts are talking already...Oh God, i...
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Given the open and unprotected location of these archeological sites and ruins, it's very likely that artifacts have been destroyed, stolen, and sold into the black market. At the time we were there,...
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covered souq

Some 200 meters from Bab Antakia, on the right, there is a mosque of some importance: Jame al Bahra-myah, in the Turkish style with a great dome which is being restored; note the many beautiful small...
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Ugarit or Ras Shamra ---an ancient settlement

Up near Latika, there is the ruined settlement of Ugarit. It was a famous port thousands of years BC. Trade was undertaken with the Egyptians and the people of Crete (Minoans)it is most famopus for an...
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Homs

Homs is the third largest city in Syria and it is the JOKE of Syrian people. It is located in the middle of country with connection to all other Syrian cities . It is located directly in front of to...
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The Dead Cities, Sirjila

Sirjila is another dead city that can be visited from Aleppo or Hama either by a hotel Organized tour or by a privately owned car. Sarjila has an on going excavation and restoration project. It has...
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'The Dead Cities, Al Bara

The Dead cities are a collection of little villages and towns the are located between Aleppo and Hama along the modern highway. These cities date back to the 3rd century AD. Some were mysteriously...
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Musyaf

It is an interesting town, visited mostly to view its castle. I met few Germans living in this little town with German families to learn Arabic. There was always so sort of fortification at this site...
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Al Hamra (Beehive Homes)

These Desert houses are Ideal for the environment. It constructed from hay and clay. It is very worm in winter and cool in summer. I was told that it take 10 people one day to built one house. The one...
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Qasr Ibn Wardan

This was built as an eastern frontier post by Emperor Justinian in the mid 6 th century. It functioned as a fort and a church. It was used as a staging post to control the local Bedouin tribes in the...
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Qalat Sheizer

Qalat Sheizer was built by the Fatimid califs of Egypt. It was a major a thorn against the Crusader and a big allay to Saladin. Usamah ibn Munqidh, the commander of the castle who served Saladin as a...
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Qalat Shmaimees and Al Salamiyya

This site was first fortified during the first century BC. The castle suffered from an earth quake and than was flattened by the Persian Army in 613 AD. The Current structure dates to the 11th century...
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Hosn Suleiman

The current structure is a Roman Temple which was built on an earlier Phonetician temple. The building is 180 maters by 90m. Some of the stone blocks are very huge and estimated to weight 90 tones...
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Mashta Al Helow

This is a very beautiful town especially in the summer. There are plenty of Restaurants and hotels. The night life during summer time is great. The atmosphere and vibe of the place is incredible....
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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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