Its good to be in Lattakia (a general day of tourism and gluttony) December 27th 2006 Ahhh today was probably the first full day off the bikes since we started. And it did feel good. The legs appreciated it, the butt appreciated it, and the gut loved it!
Started the day with a bit of a lay in and some BBC World action. But theres a city awaiting to be explored. After a couple of schewarmas and four or five 10c espressos we parked our caffinated hides into a serivs bus (really a ... read more
Middle East » Syria » West » Latakia 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
Well. For some, non grandious reason a friend and I are riding bikes from eastern Turkey to Syria and Lebanon then north to Iran, Central Asia and onwards to Russia.
Just for kicks really.
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