Lebanon is such a confusing country.

It is full of contrasts everywhere you look and with each person you talk to. Just when you think you understand it, you realize you don’t. I think only people who are native to here can begin to understand it. Living in Lebanon means living in uncertainty. It’s an exhausting way to live, but they do just that…they live and they don’t really think about or notice these contrasts. But outsiders do notice these contrasts; so be prepared for them.

Snow | Sand
The contrasts begin with a something the Lebanese are very proud of; they boast about one of their most popular contrasts – the climate. I’ve had numerous people tell me how Lebanon is the only country where you can go ski in the morning and go to the beach in the afternoon. Yes, there are mountains here. And yes, you can ski on them. It is a pretty amazing fact – especially coming from America where our mountains, sea, and climates are divided be great distances. But this contrast is just the beginning.

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