Lebanon - The Paris of the Middle East... August 3rd 2007 Once known as the Paris of the Middle East, Beirut was long considered the most liberal and "laissez-faire" city in the region - the "joie de vivre" is evident. Without a map telling me that I was in the Middle East, I could be at any coastal city in Southern Europe. Despite the recent troubles the country has been facing, and the political instability which adds to the uncertainties about the fut ... 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
"Life is like a puff of smoke, a wonderful seductive illusion..."
Sometimes when I look up to the sky, it happens that a plane is flying by... taking off to a far away destination somewhere over the rainbow and beyond the horizon... So now and then I ask myself where is the plane heading for... and what would the pilot say if I asked him whether or not he could fly me to the moon!? Maybe he would just smile and think: "What a silly request and what a silly boy"...
Every place of this world's got different colours, different people with different stories to tell... so if you feel like lis... full info