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Back in 1999, I left home for a 3 month trip to Asia that has still yet to end.
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Archive for Syria
Last night I was sitting here in my room in Bucharest at 12.45am. I was exhausted from not being able to sleep the night before due to a severe headache. But despite the exhaustion, despite the headache, I turned on … Read more
This article has been written as part of the “Most Important Word in the World” series, a collaborative project to inspire people to step outside their comfort zones and find adventure and friendship. Other contributors to the series are: 1 … Read more
This is a new idea that came to me while flying from Syria to Thailand a few months ago upon completing my recent set of rewarding Middle East travels. Given that I’ve been spending so much time flying all over … Read more
As I stumbled onto the bus, all I could think about was finding my seat and passing out. I had reached that point of exhaustion where my brain was able to do little more than perform it’s most basic functions … Read more
Damascus, one of the oldest continually inhabited cities on the planet. So much to see, so much to explore, yet I did very little during my first couple of days in Damascus. Sure, I wandered around the Old City a … Read more
Now that I’ve been here for just under a month, I have a decent grasp on how much it costs to travel around Syria. And to be honest, this is a country that offers a quality adventure no matter how … Read more
Let’s take a tour together, a tour of Aleppo, this city in northern Syria that proved to be a most difficult place to leave. The goal of this tour is to help any of you who might be traveling to … Read more
After the phrase “Welcome to Syria”, the second most common phrase that I’ve heard from Syrians is, surprisingly… “I love America.” I’ve been told this on a daily basis over here. In fact, about thirty minutes ago I was getting … Read more
A few days ago, I took a tour. Actually, it wasn’t really a tour. Four other travelers and I split the cost of a minivan and driver to take us to what we were told were three of the most … Read more