NEXT STOP: BEIRUT
Director(s): Pierre ABOUJAOUDÉ – Writer(s): Pierre ABOUJAOUDÉ Contact Print page
Beirut, a city seven times destroyed and seven times rebuilt, is home to 17 different religious communities. A city torn by wars, but still… the Armenian quarter of Bourj Hammoud is still there and so are the Palestinian refugees of Shatila…
2. The Great Meze
Lebanon is a land of culinary delgihts, its gastronomy is the ciment that holds the country together. We’ll discover some of its mouth-watering secrets and taste what's on offer from the street stalls.
3. In Living Memory
After the wars it has known, the city is devided between the duty of remembering and collective amnesia. Today, we’ll be visiting some of the iconic locations including the legendary Hotel Palmyra in Baalbek, that has remained unchanged in 50 years.
4. At the Gates of the City
Beirut is is hectic and exhausting. So, if you feel like having some fresh air, you escape to the mountains, explore the cool, beautiful Jeita grotto or the pretty little town of Batroun by the seaside…
5. Every Night Fever
For a taste of the renowned night life of Beirut, start by reliving the legendary Baalbek festival, symbol of the golden age of Lebanon. Or visit the lair of the most astonishing Beiruti: Michel Elefteriades, Emperor of the Night…