Hama to somewhere else January 22nd 2007 Our next date with the bikes was riding towards the northern syrian city of Allepo. We said our goodbyes to Hama (and the great Hotel AlRiad- cheap, clean, and great people working there) I said a special goodbye to the toilet and off we went.
Of course we werent going to Allepo the direct way. We planned on checking out some more Roman ruins (horray) and some more ruins the origin of which I rea ... read more
Middle East » Syria » West » Hama 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.
Hope you enjoy the photos and gramatically poor writing.... full info