Travel Blogs from Jounieh
... In other news, do not trust Scientish Wil's sampling techniques!
The macabre subject of these estimates risks obscuring how beautiful and rejuvenating was this walk. This is because, despite the above mentioned problem, I had an experience of coexisting with a thriving swathe of nature. I really needed to do this. In the lead up to this holiday I discovered my endurance limit for being ...
... be careful because motorcycles will buzz you going in any direction, apparently "one way" street laws do not apply to delivery scooters. The streets are lawless, and its every pedestrian for himself. Headlights are optional at night. People don't drive in lanes, because there are no lanes. Usually there aren't lanes painted, but if there are… no body sees them. And that explains the streets of Beirut in three short paragraphs.
Proof by photo to come.
... school in Alex, there were posters on a mosque
depicting The Star of David with the Pepsi and Coca Cola logos. I took
a photo of it which soon became a discussion with a couple of the
locals hanging about. I asked for the meaning of the ...
On Sunday afternoon, feeling much better but still suffering slightly from heat-fatigue, we headed back to the Beirut horseracing circuit for another flutter on the nags, as they say. Together with three expat friends, we picked a horse, placed a bet, cheered on our champion (although not as loudly as some of the locals), lost (except for Mark once, but the winnings were soon "reinvested") and sipped cool drinks between races. After watching the fourth race, we decided to ...
I would love to place the blame for the activities undertaken last weekend firmly at the feet of the 3 boys whose company I shared, but the truth is that I did nothing to try to change our plans and I loved every minute of it. Two good friends arrived from Holland on the Friday evening flight, leaving me outnumbered by men in our cozy apartment 3 to 1. We had barely made it through the door with our guests' bags before someone suggested we have a beer to celebrate this ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet