Tag: Tyre

Photo essay: Lebanon’s ancient ruins, evoking memories from past lives

There are places that make you feel tiny and huge at the same time. Lebanon is one of those. Walking around, driving up and down the country, from Sur (Tyre) up to Baalbek, comfortably perched on a hill in the heart of the Bekaa Valley, tourists ...

In Mleeta, a day with Hezbollah

Entrance to Museum of Resistance in Mleeta There is something visceral about Southern Lebanon. Driving up along the harsh mountain ranges that frame its country lanes, around possibly every bend you can find pictures of young men. Nothing fancy, ...

Travel beyond tourism, visiting Palestinian refugee camp Bourj El Shamali in Lebanon

The symbol of Jerusalem, capital of Palestine, dominates one of the widest roads When I travel, I always like to unearth unsung spots, and most of the times they are beautiful places that just need some tourism boost. This, unfortunately, is not ...