Syria - Lebanon (Google eBook)

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Hunter Publishing, Inc, 1998 - Travel - 254 pages
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These great-value guides cover destinations far and wide around the globe. Established in 1990, Nelles Guides sought to provide travelers with comprehensive destination coverage in a handy, take-along format. Today, the tradition continues.

Nelles Guides are researched and written by local correspondents and are updated regularly. Each book has a well-rounded introduction that delves into the country's history and culture, tempting the reader to explore. The "What to See & Do" section for each area can cover anything from sightseeing and driving tours to jungle treks and visits to the local museums. You'll find detailed entries for restaurants, shopping, entertainment, festivals and more. All accommodations are categorized by price level, making it easy for the reader to select a place to suit his/her budget. Practical travel issues -- health concerns, climate & clothing, visa requirements, currency, transportation, etc. -- are also addressed.

  

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Contents

SYRIA
13
DAMASCUS AND THE SOUTH
31
NORTHERN SYRIA
63
EASTERN SYRIA
115
LEBANON
163
COAST OF THE GODS
173
TRIPOLI AND THE NORTH
187
BEKAA PLAIN BAALBEK AND THE CHOUF
201
OF DRUMS TAMBOURINES AND TRUMPETS
236
LEBANESE LITERATI
238
TRAVELING TO SYRIA
241
TRAVELING IN SYRIA
242
PRACTICAL TIPS FROM AZ
243
PREPARING FOR YOUR TRIP When to GoClimate
245
TRAVELING TO LEBANON
246
TRAVELING IN LEBANON
247

SYRIA AND LEBANON FOR GOURMETS AND GOURMANDS
230
SYRIAS FLORA
232

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