Moevenpick Hotel Beirut
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Outdoor pool
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... but at least with some more energy.
First impressions of Beirut - not a culture shock at all, then again, I wasn't expecting to have one since many had told me it was similar to Morocco and I knew that when I was in Morocco a few years back, I felt like it was very similar to Peru. And that's exactly my thoughts and Jimmy's when we were being driven back to the hotel, totally like Peru. Everyone honking their horns excessively, no one ...
... nationalist hung by the Ottomans
during World War I. We enjoyed our last supper at Joe Pena's in
Gemmayze before the haul back to Jounieh. Basically our last day in
Beirut was just as uneventful as this last sentence. ...
... fought against the Lebanese Army in this part of Lebanon. My first impression was that it was dirty and shabby and endless number of bombed out buildings. It definitely looked like a place that had been destroyed by war.
Driving along the beach, there was a lot of shabby looking tents with big flags of Germany, Brazil and Italy. We had heard that the Lebanese are fanatics about soccer and they definitely showed their ...
... of wine. Food was very good, not sure the tortellini was made freshly today but it was definitely made in house and tasted great. Axel ate everything but Elka was too tired so didn't eat much. There is not a whole lot to do here except to party, and we are not in party mode with the kids been here. If you are in the Middle East and want a break from the cultural side of things, or are craving a bit of ...
... are three pieces of good news we received yesterday: Mark's mum's broken arm is healing well and she won't need an operation (thank goodness!), I won second prize with my PhD manuscript in the Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award (although it was sad not to be there in person to pick it up) and Books 4 Life will soon be going multinational with a shop opening at an Austrian university in the spring! So, hoorah all round and now back to ...