Category Archives: 03. Middle East

Baalbeck, Anjar and Ksara, (Lebanon)

“Heliopolis, the Sun City”, “The Wine region of Lebanon” Our second of the major tours while visiting Lebanon was for the actual highlight of the trip itself, the fascinating Roman city of Baalbeck with its impressive constructions, some of the … Continue reading

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Byblos, Jeita and Harissa, (Lebanon)

“First city of Phoenicia”, “One of the world’s oldest inhabited cities” Our first of the two day trip we would be doing while in Lebanon, was of course for visiting some of the greatest archaeological sites and natural wonders in … Continue reading

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Beirut, (Lebanon)

“European gateway to the Middle East”, “Paris of the East”, “Beirut, mother of laws” Another country never been before, as excited as that can get for travelling onto what is it up to date, the country visited number 91! That’s … Continue reading

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Muscat, (Oman)

“Cryptus Portus (the Hidden Port)”, “Moscha Portus” Continuing on our journey bound for Tanzania, this is our second intermediary stop after Luxembourg City and Nancy. Muscat it is then for the entire day since the very early morning until the … Continue reading

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Jerusalem, (Israel)

“Urušalim”, “Yerushalayim”, “City of Peace”, “Fortress of Zion”, “Salem”, “City of David” Continuing on our tour in Israel, we move onto the tourist destination number one in the country. One of the oldest cities in the world. Considered the holy … Continue reading

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Bethlehem, (Israel)

“Beit Lachama”, “Bayt Laḥm”, “House of Meat”, “House of Bread” After already spending the day before sightseeing in Jerusalem, we planned in between a half day visit to Bethlehem. A city impossible to miss while visiting Israel, although I should say in … Continue reading

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Masada and the Desert of Judea, (Israel)

“Hebrew meaning for Fortress”, “The last Jewish holdout to fall to Rome” On a rather unplanned and unexpected free extra day that happened out of miracle; well, I confess, because of having nothing else to see and do back in … Continue reading

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Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee, (Israel)

“Named after Roman Emperor Tiberius”, “Arabic Ṭabariyyah”, “Tveria” Squeezing to the limit on an already extremely busy non-stop day we managed to somehow leave Nazareth with just enough time before the sunset and make a quick visit to Tiberias and the … Continue reading

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