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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Swimming pool
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Safe to say jet lag is over! Thank god.
I went to bed early (by 9pm) but sadly we both woke up at 2:30 am wide awake!!! Jimmy was able to get back to sleep within 30 mins but it wasn't the case for me. I tossed and turned until 3:30 when I went to get some pita bread and cheese from the fridge and sat up and read until 4:30 am. I finally did fall asleep and slept in until Jimmy woke me at 9:40 am! I ...
... accept for the head lights. Then we pulled up in a dark corner at the back of the bus station and they told us we were there! We were sceptical however, but we went up some steep steps and found cafe Em!! "the cave". Everything was shut up and quiet so they turned on the lights and some fans in the cafes outside seating area and told us we could sleep there. We found the comfiest looking sofa we could in the best fan position and settled down in a pile. Ellie Wright kept turning ...
... turned into a pedestrian area, and the upmarket shops – every expensive brand has an outlet here – are not exactly teeming with people. The old Beirut souk received a make-over, too, and has been turned into a modern shopping mall, retaining only the names, but none of the atmosphere of a real souk. It is not very busy when we visit on a Friday afternoon, and it doesn’t seem like turnover is high. But it looks beautiful.
... You can't get anything done unless you pay bribes and get to know the right people." A university student came in and spoke with Moe in Arabic then left. Moe turned back to us. "Living in the U.S. didn't go too good either."
"When I opened my import business the FBI started watching me."
"What? Why would the FBI care about importing clothes or shoes or whatever?"
... by side with the most modern and gorgeous stores. This is truly a city of dramatic contrasts, and we can see how it has earned the label "Paris of the Middle East." The new mosque is stunning! The new “Beirut Souk” rivals the Galleria in Milan. There are high fashion stores everywhere that you see only in the leading cities of the world. Then in the middle of everything you see the ruins of the ancient Roman Baths!
We walk for miles, and ...