Travel Blogs from Jounieh
... It is quite moving.
Nevertheless the country is growing and prospering. Downtown Beirut is full of buliding cranes and construction everywhere. apenthouse aprtment in downtown is around $5,000,000. I did put the right amount of zeroes.
The crime here is less than in the states. No child abductions, people going into where they work and killing people, or anyone shooting up a movie theater. I am ashamed on where ...
... The mountain becomes one big snow covered slope. The resort ropes off the groomed ski trails, but without ropes you would have no idea where the trail started or ended. This was actually a little unnerving, as we were basically the only ones on the mountain due to it being the last week of the season.
As two of the few people skiing that day, John and I did not have to wait in a single lift line. In fact, usually ...
Temple of Bacchus. Last year there was grass and the landscape was much greener.
Temple of Jupiter
Temple of Jupiter
... Needless to say, but the driving here is like literally insane. We almost crashed about 25 times...no exaggeration there.
I am now at Patrick's beautiful apartment in the mountains Northeast of Lebanon. Aunt Nounou is preparing a meal so we will go to her house shortly. Then later, we will go out for a drink or two :)
I have some photos but can't share them from this computer. I will post them later. More to come.
... sill of the side window of my office, then proceeded to tap persistently on the glass with his beak. Then he suddenly flapped his wings violently and flew up the window a little, clearly trying to get through. This was amusing, even endearing, the first time. But it continued for most of the afternoon. The tapping and the fluttering and occasionally a louder smack as he would decide to attack the problem with a run-up for increased power. ...