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My friends the railway police

Al Hasake

April 23rd 2010
There is nothing to see in Al Hasake, which is why I went there. There should be a castle around somewhere, but I couldn't even find that (more my fault than the castle's, I'm hopellesly lost if it's not on my GPS). I spent about two days in Hasake, I think I spotted another tourist, but I'm not sure. On the full day I had I just wanderred around, mostly in the souk. It's a typically Arab town ... read more
Middle East » Syria » North » Al Hasakah

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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