The Gibran museum and Gibran's bust
in the garden of his childhood house.
Night fell over North Lebanon and snow was covering the villages
surrounded by the Kadeesha Valley, giving the fields and prairies
the appearance of a great sheet of parchment upon which the
furious Nature was recording her many deeds. (Gibran, A Tear and A Smile)
Fondest memory: Quote from Kahlil Gibran:
"When you have solved all the mysteries of life you long for death, for it is but another mystery of life."
Favorite thing: Today the most venerable representatives of the Cedars of Lebanon, which once covered the entire country, are in the Besharre region of North Lebanon. Some 400 trees, many between 1,200 and 2,000 years old stand on slopes 2,000 meters high in the shadow of 3,100-meter peak of Qornet es-Sawda. From Lebanon's cedar forests Solomon got the wood for his temple and palace and from its wood the pharaohs carved their sarcophagi and their "sun ships".
There is not much choice of good quality hotels in Tripoli, so the Quality Inn it had to be. It was...more
Cedars Main Road, Bcharre, Lebanon
Good for: Couples