Bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon might call to mind sunny beaches and historic port cities like Sidon and Tyre. However, the country is also home to towering, snowy mountains and ski resorts. In fact, the name Lebanon is derived from the Semitic word “lbn”, which means “white” in reference to either the snow-covered mountains or limestone cliffs.
THE DAY I ARRIVED in Beirut I was collected at my hotel by Huda Baroudi, a cheerful woman who had offered to show me around. It was a lazy Sunday, grim and gray, and I was jet-lagged. But her eyes were shining and she was […]
Achtarout . Afqa . Ain al-Bared . Ain Seraaya . Ain al-Libné . Ain Chara . al-Aaouamide . al-Ain . al-Choériyeh . al-Daamiyé . al-Dabaa . al-Haoua 1 . al-Jiyyé . al-Kassarate . al-Mhadded . al-Rihane . al-Rmeïlé . al-Saouda . al-Souwwaneal-Tallé . al-Terrache . […]
Tyre is Lebanon’s fourth largest city and is sometimes referred to as “Queen of the Seas.” These words were written on CNN site and not by a Lebanese reporter; not only that but the article also described the summer of Tyre as “a picturesque summer […]