At a Beirut market people mingle amongst the fresh foods and novelties while the sun bakes the dirt beneath their feet. Chat with the locals and negotiate prices for 'that gold trinket' as you search for the perfect Lebanese gifts. Admire the mixture of modern and Mamluk architecture along with the sharp contrast of old and new— locals in traditional dress stroll next to women in the very height of fashion, the old world tastes of Lebanese delicacies mix with the modern spices and new flavours of up and coming chiefs.
Lebanon mixes beauty with danger, the past and the present, isolation and congestion. Visitors only see both if they take the time to explore the populations of the cities and the quiet of small towns filled with Lebanese charm.
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With one month in Lebanon, you can cover a lot of ground. However I can’t say that I really traveled the country thoroughly and I certainly didn’t get to all of the traditional tourist sites. Instead I was too busy sinking int… Read more...