January 18, 2007

Postcards from the North

While I’m working on my next article, about the devastated suburbs south of Beirut, here are some postcards from Nothern Lebanon where things are a little more peaceful.

Lebanon isn’t all-war-all-the-time. If it were, I would not want to spend so much of my time there.

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Cedars of Lebanon

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Bcherre, Mount Lebanon, birthplace of Khalil Gibran

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Winter sun rays over Mount Lebanon

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Top of the Qadisha Valley

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Woman carved into the side of a cedar tree

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Jesus carved into the side of a cedar tree

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The Qadisha Valley at twilight

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The coastline from Byblos looking south toward Beirut

Previous Lebanon photo galleries here and here.

All photos copyright Michael J. Totten

Posted by Michael J. Totten at January 18, 2007 1:39 PM

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