Category Archives: Lebanon

Around the World in 72 days

By the numbers:

72 days from Reno, Nevada west to Charleston, South Carolina.

39 beds

27 flights and approx. 40,000 miles

24 trains

23 countries

10 buses

9 boats

numerous taxi’s


1 camel



*photo – A bit of home in Frankfurt, Germany


Beirut, Lebanon

Scheduled a quick trip since the Prime Minister just resigned and we were not sure about the political climate in the country.  Unfortunately, our continued colds depleted any energy to truly explore.

The Corniche Beirut esplanade hugs the St. George Bay and highlights the beautiful Mediterranean – a perfect place for a stroll. On Beirut’s western most tip is the famous Rock of Raouché or Pigeon’s Rock which stands tall in the turquoise waters and nearby ocean front condos and war marked buildings stand side by side.

It is a tenuous time for Lebanon. The world waits to see…