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Oh, Beirut!

Oh, Beirut!  Oh, Lebanon!  Beirut, Lebanon has become our home over these past two years, and a home is never easy to leave behind.  We leave not just an apartment, but a home that became a reflection of our time … Continue reading

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The Bodrum Coast, Turkey

Our last Beirut based travel adventure.  This vacation was about relaxing, and a bit of sight seeing as we needed to wind down from the work year before heading home. We happened to arrive in Bodrum, Turkey, located on the … Continue reading

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Riding in Style

Last year we both walked to work. I left around 6:35, whereas Sharon left the building with Kristina 10-15 minutes later.  Walking to work here has its pluses.  I tended to walk through the AUB campus.  This is one of … Continue reading

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Beirut by Bike

Beirut is not a particularly bike-friendly city.  In spite of this fact in the fall I decided that a bike would give me a much needed exercise option for this year.  While my riding has been limited to weekends due … Continue reading

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Layers of Lebanon by Ellen Martyn

We were fortunate to have our friend from Brattleboro, and world traveler Ellen Martyn spend a few days with us as she finishes up her amazing five month journey around the world.  She was kind enough to allow me to … Continue reading

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“Go Ben Hur!”

A weekend away was just what we needed to prepare ourselves for the frantic dash to the end of the school year and our packing to head home.  We enjoyed visiting Tyre with Tim and Francoise back in the fall … Continue reading

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The Golden Triangle – A tour or Northern India

India is a very large country, and knowing we did not want to be on the road constantly, we chose to do the classis tourist tour of northern India known as “The Golden Triangle”.  Thus, our itinerary landed us in … Continue reading

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