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Eating Out In Syria

Another toov in the Eating Out In... channel Already in the airplane with Syrian Airlines the meal was spiced with kardamon, a perfect scent on a long journey. The coffee also has that kardamon flavour and is drunk a lot. The coffeegrain is to put in boiling water, let it boil for about 1 min. a

Syria | By Inge May, 2006 Show on map

Groaning waterwheel

On the riverbank of the Orontes River in the city Hama in Syria you can see the huge wooden waterwheels - Norias. Impressive because of their size - about 20 meters high - but also because of their sound. The friction of the wood (both the wheels as the blocks on which they are mounted)produces a

Syria | By Inge May, 2006 Show on map

Odd traffic sign

Syria | By Inge May, 2006 Show on map

Bedouin Rababe by night

Asking our guide Hassan for a 'real local thing to do, something special not for tourists' (actually a great Toov - avant la lettre), he immediately called his nephew to come to their friends house and to bring his instrument the Rababe. We got in the back of Hassans pick up and drove out of Palmy

Syria | By Inge April, 2006 Show on map

Bagdad Cafe

On the way from Damascus to Palmyra you pass by the Bagdad Cafe. It's a welcome place to stop and have a drink on the long desertroad. We got a nice meal there from the friendly man - who played some music for us as well. He offers as much bedouin coffees until you shake your cup (meaning you've h

Syria | By Inge April, 2006 Show on map
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