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Travel Blogs from Jounieh
... have been expended estimating things from that small sample I ambled along collecting one sunny day on Section 8 of the LMT :-)
I found out that it was not a NGO that the LMTA partnered with in cleaning up shotgun shells but rather students of Melkart College. They collected 240,000 shells (50 garbage bags, see photos) on Section 14 of the trail. They did this in only ...
... Lebanese, each popular street has a valet team for the expensive cars- so they are professionally parked on the sidewalks. (still.. I don't understand how you can park a porche on a curb without scratching the bottom!)
The most unsafe I've felt in Beirut is not because of anyone we've met or anywhere we've been. It's when we're walking in the streets. Because cars park on the side walk, you usually end up walking in the street as cars fly past. You also ...
are several ruins sitting between buildings in Nejmeh Square near the
Green Line. The Green Line is the road that divides Beirut between the
west (Muslim) and east (Christian).
... to stop somwhere else in town for them to eat.
After waiting for them to order and then finish lunch the tour guide informed us that Jeita Grotto was closed on Mondays and that they had forgotten this fact. They wanted to taked us to some other caves but we wanted to see Jeita Grotto - the most visited tourist site in Lebanon. After more indecision we finally headed back to Beirut.
We got our stuff and headed back into Syria.
... sunny day. Don't eat at the Old Patio in the souk area, €10 for a not very nice frozen pizza. There are lots of nice places around the port to eat. Anyway after eating we decided to head back to Beirut so walked up the town to where we were dropped off on the motorway that afternoon by the express bus to Tripoli in the hope of picking up a bus on the return journey. We were joined at the side of the road by two Bangladeshi's also traveling to ...