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City on the coast

Nice views of Beirut.
Lebanon - From "The Beirut" to Beirut

February 7th 2016
As we walk into the restaurant and give our name to the hostess for a table, we then move on as we always do….to the softly lit bar and grab a stool where Sami brings us a couple of libations. This place is all too familiar to us, with its fake, yet attractive grape vines hanging from the ceiling and all for that part, all around the room. It is our very favorite restaurant in Toledo, Ohio, Dave ... read more
Middle East » Lebanon » Beirut

Lebanese Flag 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
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9th February 2016

Beirut
Great to hear you are safe and sound and tucking into Beirut hospitality. Always amazing how quickly some countries pick themselves up and rebuild after years of destruction by war and political unrest. Are there areas of bombed buildings or still evidence of those days in areas you have seen?
10th February 2016

Beirut
Plenty of hospitality. Yes there are signs of decay in parts of the city but they have done a nice job with the rebuilding. They are resilient. It is good what can be done in a few years after a war ends.

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