Swiss International Omayad
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... the Mamluks. They wanted precious goods, so they could build their economy, in exchange I was given precious metals and jewels. These jewels felt so soft and valuable in my hands. Now I needed more of these precious minerals and supplies to take back to Genghis Khan. ...
... There was also a mass gathering on one of the squares (pro-president) which many of the hostel dwellers went to. I decided to miss out on this one! Instead I wandered, and got very lost, again!
Even though I did not attend any gathering, it was difficult to avoid the many people and vehicles showing their support, so a few photos anyway.
In the evening I visited Naranage ...
... were nearly toppled by a fierce side-wind, the fog closed in to 10m visibility, and I got surrounded by angry dogs at an army checkpoint. This was followed by a finger-numbing, brake-failing descent to Zahle. By the time we reached the bottom, I was suffering from mild hypothermia. Luckily we had a stove in our room that night, and we could laugh about it while our clothes filled the room with steam.
... it back to some places with tourists dressed in too little and I new we wern't lost any more. So we stopped at our favourite terrace, Leila's, and had some coffee and tea and french fries and hummus (?!). Louis was able to get a dress-shirt thing, which fits him well and looks damn comfy and finally made it out as the sun went down. We weaved through the people at a mad pace to meet up with ...
... and even Facebook is banned, which we soon experience ourselves.
This is a summary of problems experienced with its Western and Southern borders with Lebanon and Israel. We haven’t even mentioned the problems associated with its very extensive borders with Iraq.
The landscape looks better on the Syrian side of the border, more olive trees, grape vines, dark brown ploughed fields. There has been a massive lava flow here ...