The Smiling Soul of Syria April 1st 2008 Syria is fast becoming one of my favourite countries as it possesses the four ingredients that make for memorable travel: attractions, culture, food and people. The splendours of Krak des Chevaliers and Palmyra awakened me to the first two of these ingredients, but for the final two, I needed to plunge into the cities of Aleppo and Damascus.
Aleppo reminded me of a smaller version of Cairo - t ... read more
Middle East » Syria » South » Damascus Following the breakup of the Ottoman Empire during World War I, Syria was administered by the French until independence in 1946. In the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, Syria lost the Golan Heights to Israel. Syrian troops - stationed in Lebanon since 1976 in ... ... read more
Passionate about travelling and discovering the world, especially destinations that many consider to be dangerous. With redundancy payout in hand and with no itinerary and no destination - I wonder where the road will lead.
Current Location: Crossing the Atlantic
In collaboration with the The World Explorers Bureau I'm delivering three presentations aboard a Celebrity Cruises Transatlantic Voyage... full info