Alleged Terrorist Organisations Make the Best Ice Cream May 15th 2007 Tripoli - Beirut
By the end of our first day in Beirut we have found ourselves sat in a tent making polite conversation with alleged terrorist leaders, sharing tea with teenagers while being shown posters of martyrs, watched an Arab megastar filming a Coca Cola advert, passed numerous civil war bomb sites alongside brand new boutique shops, been searched by soldiers with machine guns & ... 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
Kia Ora & welcome to our blog;
It may look like we've given up on the travels, but there will be more.... one day.
Left the UK in the mid 1990's with plans for a year or so of exploring. Finally made it home again eleven years later. Got lost along the way with a couple of years travelling in Asia, a year living, working & travelling to all corners of Australia & the rest travelling & later living & getting married in New Zealand.
Highlights in no particular order include; Syria (x2) , Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Nicaragua, China (x2), Burma (x3), Vietnam (x3), Cambodia (x4), North Kor... full info