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Pretty Old Damascus

A wedding in Damascus can be very romantic; especially when you are invited to stay in an old Syrian house transformed into a very charming boutique hotel. Here are some snapshots taken of the streets surrounding Baik Bash Hotel and the hotel itself. A place where time has stopped, where houses and shops have not changed for the last 50 years, where wood, stone and wrought iron decorate buildings and streets…

 

Old man selling out-dated magazines!

a door with a past

Beik Bash Hotel, beautiful hallways

flower names for each room

Bab Touma (an entrance to the old city)

charming doors

8 am, all shops are still closed...

colours and fabrics

waiting for some restoration...

bike with two seats!

one of many alleys...

Visit Damascus when you can. It is worthwile…

 

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