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Travel video of the week: Lebanon

This week we're checking out this intriguing Middle Eastern destination

By National Geographic Traveller (UK)
Published 9 Apr 2019, 00:18 BST, Updated 14 Jul 2021, 11:02 BST


Photograph by Yuribert Capetillo Hardy

With the Mediterranean on one side and the Middle East on the other, Lebanon is a curious prospect. One videographer is attempting to showcase its standout sights and its subtleties in this three-minute video. 

"From my humble personal view: Beirut is an amazing, beautiful city. Many luxurious hotels, shops, restaurants (definitely the best food I've ever had) and a great nightlife. The local people are very friendly and made me feel at ease from the very first moment.

"Growing up in the streets of Habana and now living in Europe, I didn't had a lot of information about the middle east (except from what the mainstream media want you to see & read). This has been the biggest motivation for me to go to Beirut and find out about it myself. I found a country that's driven by "Peaceful coexistence" a term that I've heard in Lebanon for the first time, and it fascinates me ever since."

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