Regency Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Jounieh
... It was 57 days since my trip to Dubai and by about the 42 day mark I was starting to go crazy. I was snapping at people during meetings and avoiding going out. I also just needed to see something other than flat desert. Something with trees, slopes, cultivation, winding roads and people dressed in a way familiar to me. I got all of these things on this trip with the added bonus of not having to worry about dying every ...
... with the owner.
Chateau D'eau was a charming ski lodge located in the village of Faraya, just below the ski resort of Mzaar. We originally had found a rate online for $76/night, which turned out to be a false website. When we mentioned this to the owner, he graciously gave us a discount from the $130/night rate to a $100/night rate. This was fantastic, because as budget conscious (and often broke) travelers, we ...
... and soldiers during our adventure
made me think of Benny, my redneck foreman back in Birmingham, AL.
Benny liking guns is an understatement! He'd send me to Hardee's in the
morning in his pick-up to go ...
... in the Middle East. It is a very interesting place as it is the Hezbollah party headquarters and everywhere you turn they were trying to sell their T-shirts and baseball caps.
There are two massive temples at the ruins, known as the Temple of Jupiter and Temple of Bacchus which were nearly completed around AD60. They spent 400 yrs building these however when the Roman Empire arrived and converted them to Christianity these ...
... The city kicks on at about 10pm, again the coffee culture is evident, how these coffee shops with free wifi make any money I don’t know, they have the local AUB students sitting with their apple macs in rows as if they are in a library, taking all day to sip on their 2l bottles of water, no coffee in sight! That’s from about 9am – 10pm.
From Beirut we travelled a couple of hours to Baalbek in the Bekka Valley. A ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility