Lebanese Lira October 18th 2009 So next stop Lebanon. Having spent a wonderful few days relaxing in Damascus, it was time to pack up all of our belongings in the world into our very little bags again to get back on the long and winding road. This time we went for a little luxury (as I was getting bored of slumming it all the time - yes all it is Dee speaking this time around) and we got a service taxi to bring us over the bord ... read more
Middle East » Lebanon » Beirut Lebanon has made progress toward rebuilding its political institutions since 1991 and the end of the devastating 15-year civil war. Under the Ta'if Accord - the blueprint for national reconciliation - the Lebanese have established a more equitable po... ... read more
Having both finished our jobs at the London Stock Exchange and JP Morgan in July, we plan to spend some time back in Ireland bothering our familes in August. Then in September our adventure starts in the Middle East on a trip from Istanbul to Cairo, then on to Nairobi for voluntary work with the Jamii Bora Microfinance Institute (http://www.jamiibora.org). From there we hope to travel to South Africa via Victoria Falls. Then a flight to India for a few months before travelling through China and some of South East Asia before a flight home. Phew - all of that in 12 months....
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