Lebanon / Places We Go

How To Get Permission To Visit The South Of Lebanon

As my Italian and I discovered the hard way after being turned back from a number of roadblocks, one must have permission from the Lebanese government to visit certain regions in the south of Lebanon. After some confusion with soldiers that did not speak English, we were informed that official permission can only be obtained … Continue reading

Lebanon / Places We Go

Sidon, Lebanon

The port city of Sidon is also commonly referred to as Saida… The city has a rich history stretching back possibly as far as 6800 BC. And this participation in historical events shows no sign of abating as even as recently as the Lebanese civil war, Sidon was fought over variously by the Palestinians, Syrians, … Continue reading