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Aleppo, Syria

August 19, 2011


My bowel and oral explosions subsiding after what felt like an eternity of half-slept nights, I popped another Imodium to settle myself for the bus to Aleppo.  Elektra had some much-needed sympathy for me and the journey went without a hitch.  We found a cluster of cheap hotels in the centre near a disgusting Sheraton […]

Damascus, Syria

June 22, 2011


A few hours from the centre of Lebanon in a minibus and a short taxi ride later I’m at the Old City wall.  Through Bab Sharqi gate, down a few winding streets and I’m at the hostel.  There was another way to get in which involves a rope ladder up the side of the building […]