The Al-Rabie Hotel
The photograph is gloomy, and the colours are fading. But it was twenty-five years ago. I'm sitting in the high-ceilinged inner courtyard of the Al-Rabie Hotel in Old Damascus, catching up my travel journal. My wife calls out from the first floor. I stop writing, look up and wave for the camera.
Read The Al-Rabie Hotel: https://www.tallandtrue.com.au/short-stories/the-al-rabie-hotel
Also Syrians Love Peace: https://tallandtrue.com.au/travel/syrians-love-peace.
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