along Beirut's corniche
a group of divers on the corniche in Beirut
fishermen in Beirut
Protecting the coastline
Hey, where are the kids???
pointing the way to a Chinese restaurant - shouldn't it be "Sweet and Sour Dodo"?
morning mist in the Bekaa Valley
huge stone in the quary for Baalbek...waiting to be moved after a couple thousand years
Baalbek, a World Heritage site, was known as Heliopolis (City of the Sun) to the Romans. It was a major worship site for their god Jupiter.
columns of the Temple of Jupiter by the Temple of Bacchus
Aanjar. The best preserved Islamic / Umayyad archeological site in Lebanon. Located in the Bekaa Valley, the site dates to 700 AD.
Aanjar archeological site
cable car going up a river valley to the impressive Jeita Grotto / caves near Beirut
12th century Crusader Castle at Byblos
Byblos. View out the Crusader Castle entrance gate.
tiny amphitheatre at the Byblos archeological site
view in Byblos (Jbail) to the north of Beirut
old harbor at Byblos
at a youth street painting event in Byblos
the Sea Castle in Sidon
looking toward the old city from the Sea Castle
the 17th century Khan al-Franj in Sidon
on a walk through the alleyways of the old city in Sidon dating back to the Middle Ages
Palestinian posters on walls in the old city, Sidon
a shop selling Christmas items in Sidon
toy store - and (toy) guns at a shop in Sidon
Butchers shop in Sidon - getting ready for Eid al-Adha
lighthouse near Tyre
In Tyre (Sour) the Al-Bass archeological site is part of a number of extensive Roman ruims that are recognized as a World Heritage site
the 2nd century Roman hippodrome at Tyre
below the hippodrome spectator seating at Tyre
At the Al-Mina Archeological Site on the Mediterranean in Tyre
in the ancient ceder forest of Bcharre in northern Lebanon
a 4000 year old ceder at Bcharre
misty views in the Qadisha Valley near Bcharee in northern Lebanon. A World Heritage site, the vally is home to a number of old mountain side monestaries. Bcharre is also the birthplace of Khalil Gibran and the location of his tomb and museum
misty Qadisha Valley view