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... inoculate some young minds against becoming prejudiced toward their countrypeople who just happened to be from a different sect if they walked the entire LMT at some point in their childhood, receiving kindness from representatives of all sects along the way. Of course it is a ridiculous social engineering idea to propose this, but the message is valid. I came up with the idea of using a national trail as part of a recovery ...
... only 45 minutes from the Mediterranean. It was a bit icy in the morning and slushy towards the afternoon, but who can complain when you're skiing in 50 degree weather?
The mountains were beautiful. They are nothing like the Rockies that John and I are so used to. Because of the arid climate, there is no vegetation on the mountain. This means. similar to the Andes, there are no trees between the ski trails or on ...
... residence. By this time it was late afternoon and it was freezing cold and nearly closing time, so it was a bit rushed.
It was dark by the time we got back to Beirut and we met with a friend for dinner at a nearby armenian pub type place. We snacked on Shish taouk, soujok with pomegranate syrup, an armenian sausage roll dish with tomato and yoghurt sauce. Can you see a pattern here...I need something other than mezze...but it's hard to come ...
... since people decided to fill the entire coastline with not-so-beautiful hotels.
We go back down and drive to the north of Lebanon, the monastery called "Sayidet el Nouriyeh". The area is full of fields with cactuses and cedars and we can see Tripoli, the second city of the country, on the coast.
We drive back south and see the Phoenician walls, then have a lemonade in Batroun. That stuff is pretty damn ...
... drink and plums.
From there we headed further up the mountain to Kleiaat, the place where my Dad's parents had a place. I snapped a picture of it from the road but we couldn't go to it. We continued up the mountain up to Faraya. Here, there is a ski resort, a 5 star hotel, some cabins and some incredible views of the city.
We headed back down the mountain from there and stopeed to eat at ( ). The food was delicious and featured some ...
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