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Photos: A Journey to a New Perspective

TURKEY | Thu, 30 Apr 2015 | By rebeccaondetour | Photo Gallery

A few photos that help to describe my journey from Turkey to Egypt by ferry alongside hundreds of Syrian refugees.
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Tags: journey, perspective, refugees, sunset, syria, travel, turkey

Syria - Do Not Travel Warning

SYRIA | Wed, 2 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [290]

Warning: this destination is considered very risky and many governments advise their citizens not to travel there under any circumstances. Warnings against travel to a country or region issued by the  US Department of State , the UK Foreign and Commonwealth ... Read more >

Tags: middle east, syria, travel-dnt

Arab Uprising - Travel Alert

EGYPT | Mon, 21 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1463] | Comments [1]

Tension is rising once again in certain Arab nations as state authorities continue with, or re-new, clashes with pro-democracy protesters. Here is the latest information on trouble spots. You are advised to exercise caution while ... Read more >

Tags: bahrain, egypt, middle east, syria, travel-alert, unrest, uprising

Travel Alert - Ramadan tensions high in unstable North Africa

WORLDWIDE | Wed, 3 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [410]

Rising food prices, civil uprisings and defiant dictators all threat to hamper the Muslim observation of Ramadan, the important Islamic month of fasting, which began this week. Situated in the middle of a scorching Arabic summer, this year's Ramadan ... Read more >

Tags: egypt, islam, middle-east, north africa, ramadan, syria, travel-alert

A Girl's Guide to the Middle East

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 25 Jul 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [11962] | Comments [3]

At first, I avoided telling people I was visiting the Middle East. ‘I’m travelling overland between Istanbul and Cairo,’ I’d say vaguely. If people didn’t realise which countries came in between those two cities that wasn’t my problem, right? But ... Read more >

Tags: culture, dress, egypt, jordan, middle east, religion, syria, travel, travel tips, women

Travel Alert - Syria In Chaos After Bloody Uprising

SYRIA | Wed, 27 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2003]

The Middle Eastern country of Syria is in dire straits, with hundreds dead in weeks-long clashes - prompting foreign offices from around the world to warn against travel to the country, and urging citizens in the region to return home. Thousands ... Read more >

Tags: bashar al-assad, middle east, protests, syria, travel-alert

Jasmine Revolution - Latest News

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 25 Feb 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1343]

The situation across North Africa is changing day-by-day, sometimes hour-by-hour. We always advise travellers that one of their best safety measures is to monitor news and events. Here is a list of news sources to check for continuing coverage.... Read more >

Tags: egypt, jordan, libya, mid east, morocco, north africa, syria, travel-advice, yemen

Civil Unrest in North Africa - What To Do

EGYPT | Mon, 31 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1695]

If you find yourself in a situation where you are close to a protest, do everything you can to get away from the activity, or at the very worst, simply stay still and stay calm. Police react to those who are active and causing a disturbance. If ... Read more >

Tags: algeria, egypt, jordan, morocco, syria, travel-safety-tips, tunisia, yemen

My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry

SYRIA | Sat, 29 Jan 2011 | By justinedejonge | Views [634] | Scholarship Entry

A Day of Prayer in Damascus My driver speeds down a highway that is lined with kilometres of barbed wire to my left (turn-off signs to Lebanon beam overhead) and crumbling sandstone homes to my right. As I near the inner realm of Damascus, I’m bombarded ... Read more >

Tags: #2011writing, syria, travel writing scholarship 2011

Syria - An Unexpected Gem

SYRIA | Sat, 10 Jul 2010 | By lbellemore | Views [1675]

I'm in the process of getting some things over to World Nomads, no in the meantime, for more photos, maps and older travel stories please visit my blog on http://www.lenbellemore.com After a very short visit back to London after finished the Camino ... Read more >

Tags: aleppo, backpacks, baklava, border guard, cheap flights from london, middle east, mini street, syria, syrian border, taxi driver

Syria in a Nutshell

SYRIA | Sat, 15 Nov 2008 | By blackbs2 | Views [2041]

Greetings from Aleppo! Just a brief update seeing that the computers here are prehistoric. First off, Syria is quite lovely. The people are EXTREMELY nice and go way out of their way to show hospitality. Bananas, cookies, falafels, and pancakes are ... Read more >

Tags: damascus, krac des chevaliers, syria

The road to Damascus

SYRIA | Fri, 16 Nov 2001 | By stowaway | Views [5616] | Comments [1]

After camping a night in a disused rock quarry to evade the Turkish rangers (who aren't very keen on people camping by the roadside in the middle of nowhere), we crossed the border to Syria. Strangely, the soil changes colour from dusty grey to rich ... Read more >

Tags: b52s, crak des chevaliers, damascus, mesapotamia, on the road, palmyra, syria


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