Regency Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Jounieh
... talking is 4.755x55 + (55-1)x0.5 = 288.525m. Divide that by 2.7778m/s and you get more than a minute and a half (104s) for all of them to drive past. That's right, according to my (poor) sampling it would take roughly one and a half minutes for all the shotgun shells spread on the ground throughout Lebanon to be driven past you :-) That's a long convoy of cars filled with shells and is well and truly as much effort as ...
Beirut has a car culture of its own. I have never seen so many Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Maseratis, Mercedes, BMWs or Bentleys. It makes A1 in South Beach look like Detroit! (no offense, of course.)
But more importantly, these cars are also driven in the most reckless and carefree manner. And some how, they have no scratches or dents. People park them on sidewalks, inches from buildings, or in the middle of the street if they cant find a spot. Luckily for ...
... the Bulldog for a couple pints of Almaza (Lebanese
beer). To make matters worse, a girl walked into a bar passing out cans
of a new energy drink called "Pussy" I'm sure Sonny's mom wasn't overly
impressed. It was time to call it a night. ...
... All in all, things are starting to gather momentum and the idea of inhabiting a small statelessness island - just me and poor Mark when he has to listen to me go on and on about my work - is now truly a thing of the past! This is cause for celebration, fully justifying all the lovely glasses of wine I have been enjoying in the evenings (it is just too ...
It's 11.45pm in Beirut, and I am sitting on the hotel balcony having just finished a Tuborg! Just about to crack open a can of Wideman, brewed in accordance with the German purity law, but not the taste law. Much needed relief after a hair-raising taxi ride back from the seaside at Byblos. We spent the day checking out the Crusader fort and roman ruins at this ancient port. It's a bit of a tourist trap but is lovely to walk around its old restored souk on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility