BikeAbout the Mediterranean: Syria


BikeAbout-the Mediterranean was a nine-month, 11,000-kilometer circumnavigation of the Mediterranean Sea... by bicycle. A member of the BikeAbout team (Anthony) visited Syria from January 27, 1998 to January 28, 1998 and from February 8, 1998 to February 10, 1998. To read about what happened, see any of the following trip dispatches:

bulletJanuary 27-28, 1998, Bosra, Syria
Topics: border crossing, Arthur James Balfour, Crusades, citadel, amphitheatre
bulletJanuary 29-31, 1998, Damascus, Syria
Topics: Ramadan, Omayyids, Islam, souqs, daily life, alphabets, Turkish bath
bulletFebruary 7, 1998, Tartous, Syria
Topics: border crossing, nutrition, Hafez al-Assad, Middle East wars, history
bulletFebruary 8-10, 1998, Al-ladhiqiya, Syria
Topics: bartoush (food), Norias of Hama, Crac des Chevaliers, health, Muslim Brotherhood, Phoenicians, agriculture, daily life

In addition to reading these dispatches, we encourage you to visit these resources:

bulletBikeAbout Syria Scrapbook
Photos and sounds gathered by the BikeAbout team; maps of Syrian coast.
bulletAbout Syria
Basic facts about Syria's government, economy, and people; links to other sources of information on the 'Net. Compiled by BikeAbout.

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