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April 2016

Sunday 10th

The last day started as all the other days during ourstay at Hostel Beirut – with delicious zataar (a lebanese breakfast pizza) on the terrace.     it shrinking when it turned out our taxi driver, Soul, had a daughter who worked as a teacher… Read More »Sunday 10th

Saturday 9th

The first activity of the day was a walking tour, where we hit the National Museum of Beirut, several churches, mosques and the downtown area. The city centre of Beirut is a constant reminder of the country’s troubled past, bullet-ridden apartment buildings mixed with modern… Read More »Saturday 9th

Friday 8th

Beirut is one of the most important working areas in the world for UNHCR   Third day in Beirut began with meeting with the UNHCR. We were welcomed by Lisa (insert name) who gave us an introduction to UNHCRs work in Lebanon. The current operation… Read More »Friday 8th

Thursday 7th

Day two in Beirut! Since we didn’t have any meetings this morning, we decided to make our self a bit more familiar with the surrounding areas. Just a couple of blocks from where our hostel is located lies the Armenian quarters, a real haven for… Read More »Thursday 7th

Touchdown in Beirut

Inside the Mohamed Al-Amin Mosque   Greetings from Beirut! We arrived late tuesday night and was picked up by our friendly hostel and went straight to bed. Our first meeting for the trip was with WILPF, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. We meet… Read More »Touchdown in Beirut