Monthly Archives: January 2011


  After our trip to Istanbul in December, we decided that a trip to Baalbek, the site of extravagent Roman ruins and situated in the heart of the Bekaa Valley would be the perfect day trip.  Baalbek would be a … Continue reading

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Impressions of Lebanon by Brittany

  When my Dad asked me to write a blog post about my impressions of Beirut, I was initially apprehensive.  Writing something to be put on the Internet?  Something more substantive than just a comment on my friend’s Facebook photo?  … Continue reading

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60 in Beirut

Who would have thought I would celebrate my 60th birthday in Beirut, Lebanon?  But, indeed, here we were!  While it was wonderful to have Brittany here with Sharon and me for the big day, the fact that we did not … Continue reading

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