Beirut, Lebanon When I was first offered the opportunity to go and work in Beirut back in 2009, it is safe to say that it was the Lebanese cuisine – not to mention the wine – that lured me there without so much as a second thought.
My lovely friend D is currently running a competition over on her blog http://www.mylifeinsin.com/ in collaboration with The Entertainer App http://www.mylifeinsin.com/2014/06/giveaway-entertainer-up-for-grabs-give.html and she asked me to write a post on how to spend 48 Hours in Beirut. This is my entry.
Ouffff. Sadly it seems sort of fitting that this post should follow on from one on a war museum. Another car bomb has gone off in Beirut, my home for 2 glorious years and somewhere I will forever keep in my heart. The people of Lebanon are so kind and warm, open and friendly and…
A car bomb went off in Ashrafieh today. I wasn’t there, I haven’t been since May, but the bomb ripped through my heart with more power than I expected.