"sing that old song to me" Top 5 Page for this destination Hamah by call_me_rhia

Hamah Travel Guide: 131 reviews and 421 photos


the city of slaughter, of the norias' sweet tunes
- lamenting, groaring, soothing -
a reality hard to grasp.
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HIGHLIGHTS



the sweet singing of the norias
unexpected mud-brick beehive huts
an impressive bi-coloured "castle"
a 2 mile long incredible cardo

TRAVELOGUES



Ibn Wardan
Beehive huts
Afamia (apamea)
Krak des Chevaliers

  • Last visit to Hamah: Dec 2002
  • Intro Updated Jan 11, 2003
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Reviews (15)

Comments (11)

  • diageva's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2009 at 1:35 AM

    If I go to Hamah, and I find the bakery I will make a photo of your chocolat croissants :))) Thanks for virtual travel

  • nicemason's Profile Photo
    Sep 5, 2004 at 2:48 PM

    I visited the site and Rhia is 100% right. Try to avoid those guys on the motor bikes.. You don't want to tamper with the Government in Syria and do illegal things.

  • SirRichard's Profile Photo
    Mar 1, 2004 at 3:33 AM

    The Krak has always been one of my dream destinations... It's a pity to U have crowds there too! Syrian chocolate? I would have never thought of that, LOL

  • aliamiri's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2003 at 10:51 AM

    Again lots of good info about an unknown city ... thanks Rhia :)

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Aug 11, 2003 at 11:40 PM

    looks so beautiful

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Aug 1, 2003 at 7:17 AM

    Today with Rami in the Krac des Chevaliers we Remebered you all the time! We are waiting for your next visit here! We all love you dear! :-)

  • seratonin's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2003 at 4:25 AM

    Wow, great page! i liked the stunning Norias in Hama too, and the breathtaking views from the Krac des Chevaliers! Your page brings back great memories to this fascinating country!

  • rozehill's Profile Photo
    Feb 6, 2003 at 11:32 PM

    An amazing page, from the choccie croissants, the water wheel, the beehive homes to the Bedouins' lives changing. Excellent.

  • xaver's Profile Photo
    Jan 11, 2003 at 10:58 PM

    everyone seem to have passed by here: Assyrians, Greeks, e....ora pure gli svisseri!!!

  • titti's Profile Photo
    Jan 11, 2003 at 10:38 PM

    Bella bella bella pagina. Mi par d'essere di nuovo lì....

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