Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Weekend in Cyprus

Teachers’  Day is Lebanon is a National Holiday (what a novel idea!), and since it came on a Friday this year, we took the opportunity to get out of town and hop the 30 minute flight to Cyprus for a … Continue reading

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The Buildings of Beirut

Once described as the “Paris of the Middle East”, Beirut lost that moniker after the city was decimated by the civil war that raged here from 1975-1990.  There are still remnants of the old Beirut found throughout the city, and … Continue reading

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