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Lebanon

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Gallery: Byblose, Tyre and Beyond

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Baalbeck

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Searching for Identity in Beirut

Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | Views [783] | Comments [1]

Beirut appears to suffer from an identity crisis, as the youth of the city seem to have largely embraced "western" notions of extravagnace, social standing, and personal excess.  Strangely, this city feels to be imbued with a party vibe, coupled ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


MASSIVE Baalbeck

Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | Views [796]

After one week in Lebanon, we have come full circle, and are now sitting at the Syrian border, waiting for visas.  Unfortunately the southern border was unreachable, as the route through the mountains suffered from a blizzard last night, and is now impassable.... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Unnerving Encounter With Hezbollah

Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | Views [536]

For myself, the day was a bore.  An attempt to go to Baalbek was unsuccesful due to poor planning on my part, so I spent a large part of this overcast day in Beirut sleeping, reading, and watching TV.  My cousin Andrew, on the other hand returned to the ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


The Cedars of Lebanon

Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | Views [875] | Video

We arrived in Beirut just in time for a huge rally in remembrance of former Premier Rafiq Hariri, who was assassinated by car bomb three years ago.  As I write this, the throngs are dissolving, the rain perhaps lessening resolve to stay out longer, ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline


Happy Birthday Kris!

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | Views [1122]

We're in Lebanon now, and I haven't had much time to work on this, as we've been on the move constantly.  We've arrived at just the right time for a huge demonstration in remembrance of a prime minister of Lebanon who was assassinated about three years ... Read more >

Tags: Family

 

 

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