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Afamea, Syrıa  

Afamea, Syrıa

Back over the border to Syrıa agaın

March 2nd 2006
Arrived in Hama with a grumpy husband in tow. We left Beirut on a servis (essentially a shared taxivan) and the driver had charged us USD10 each whıch we stupidly agreed to wıthout negotıatıon. 10 dollars would be consıdered faırly good value for a 4 hour journey anywhere ın the developed world but thıs beıng Lebanon, we found out latterly from the other passengers we shouldn't have paı ... read more
Middle East » Syria » West » Hama

Syrian Flag 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
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