Sofitel Le Gabriel Beyrouth

Avenue de l'Independence , Beirut, Lebanon | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $181.00
 

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Kids with guns

A travel blog entry by touring-taurean

2
17

... just for Eid or just because of the current Middle East terror alert? Assume a combination of all three.

Taxi drops me off outside the National Museum and buzzes off. Except the National Museum is closed for Eid (despite being told it would be open). Quick waltz around the block and find an armed soldier who delights is repeating the same directions in his limited English ad nauseum. Put the topic down and step away.

Return to city centre in ...

The one we wrote off

A travel blog entry by emilywright

1

Awaking from a most dreadful sleep, and not until 1pm at that, we decided to write the day off. Missing breakfast wasn't such a bother as none of us could face a manouch that entire day. Instead we sat in bed in our pjs and watched all the episodes of friends we had brought. They were good ones, when Ross and Rachel were happy. Then about 5 we decided to Cinderella ourselves and make ourselves feel better with make overs so we had showers and did our hair and make up nice so ...

Lebanon

A travel blog entry by hodizzle

... s planned destination was still a mystery to me.

He asked where we were from then he asked about our trip. I let Neil answer. He made all the plans for the week. "We'll probably stay in Beirut most of the time. I think we'll go to Baalbek for a day and maybe drive south through the Beqaa Valley."

"Are you going to buy some marijuana in Beqaa?" he joked. "Very good marijuana in Beqaa."

"Ha! ...

MLK Jr.

A travel blog entry by aclaire

1

... feelings: the inspiration and the shame. What I eventually learned was not to let anyone make you feel ashamed of your inspiration and the passion it creates, but to make sure to temper it. MLK Jr. Day comes on the heels of two events which I think relate to the message he preached. First, the shootings in Arizona, and second, the turmoil in Lebanon.

The political environment in the States is less than laudable. While I am happy to ...

Jeita Grotto--one of the new 7 wonders?

A travel blog entry by chris_lebanon

6
13

... we planned to head to the beach off the coast of Byblos. On the way, the boys got really hungry (so did I) and we were running short on time...so what did we do? Drive through at Burger King of course! Haha, the food was exactly (and I mean exactly) the same as at home. Mmmm...fries and diet coke :)~

We headed straght to the beach from there. It was really, really nice and was a private beach where you have to pay to get in. ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Avenue de l'Independence , Beirut, is near Jeita Grotto, Temples of Baalbek, National Museum of Beirut, and Beit Eddine.
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