The Sun Is In Our Eyes

Not exactly "urbex"- but definately exploring the urban- this visit to the North Lebanese city of Tripoli and surrounds in late 2005, had more scares and thrills than your usual explore. Shot mostly from the ancient Crusader citadel of Qala'at Sanjil (Raymond de Saint-Gilles), it was evident that pigeon training/racing is a popular pastime in … Continue reading The Sun Is In Our Eyes

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Beaufort

The Crusader fortress of Beaufort Castle- constructed in the 12th century- has been the focus for countless battles and the home of many occupiers over the centuries. Beaufort (French for “beautiful fortress”) sits atop a 300 meter cliff which declines steeply to the Litani River. Its commanding location, with views over of much of southern … Continue reading Beaufort