'Ahlan Wa Sahlan' (Welcome) From Syria To My Inaugural Post! February 28th 2011 It's not often I get those "pinch myself" moments, where I'm engulfed by a sense of pure wonderment and awe at being in a particular place and having met particular people in that very place. But I've already experienced two of such moments in my two weeks spent so far here in Syria. I think my lack of "pure wonderment" moments is because, as a frequent traveller, sometimes I get caught up in the ... read more
Middle East » Syria » North » Aleppo 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
I'm Sharni, a 26 y.o. Australian from Melbourne. My goal is to never stop learning from as many people as I can from all the countries I hope to explore one day. If I can be free to travel, laugh, learn, joke and share with people from many different cultures, viewpoints and backgrounds for the rest of my life, that will make me a happy woman :-)
"All we have to do to be free is to drop the anxieties and tools of control, and set out into the world..."
"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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