L'Auberge Des Cedres
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... spending sprees or set another goal. The first that springs to mind is just to aim to save enough to buy a whole house in cash, but that will take years. I wonder if I'll be making a similar post again ... and where and when that will be.
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... We would talk and more and more of their friends would arrive, and we would all shake hands. It felt like a very arty and creative scene as one would be introduced as a film director, another a film translator, and Paul sang some Fairuz songs in a classical arabic style, which although I am still not accustomed enough to to enjoy, I think it is very difficult to sing like that so it was impressive and created a nice atmosphere. Sadly, my the end of the night, Sophie, Bastian and ...
... including the best preserved Roman hippodrome in the world).
We meandered through the town, checking out the three different archaeological sites, then wandered around the town's Christian quarter before returning to our car and driving back to Beirut.
The rest of the evening and half of the next day were spent in Beirut, watching the sunset from the beach and doing the bulk of our present buying/souvenir shopping.
So after Jordan, next up on the Middle East itinerary was Lebanon. With a 1 week visa in hand (the embassy in Amman was adamant that's all they could give me even after they 1st asked for my flight details & said it wouldn't be a problem), and a 2 week trip planned, Jenstar & I flew into the vibey, super cosmopolitan & 'unconservative' Beirut.
(FYI - our hostel was correct - it is possible to extend one's visa at the airport just before departing. ...
... money you owe, pay the driver and then if he doesn't scream at you (for not paying enough), you can get out. Another interesting trip was a halfday visit to Chatilla, a Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut - only a short ride from central Beirut but quite a different world!
The Ho(s)tel in Beirut was really good and full of backpackers, like in most other cities in the Middle East I have been to this far. This makes travelling around this area very easy, a ...