I planned my trip to Lebanon from December 26th to January 5th. The mountains
in Lebanon are covered with snow and I thought this would be the most beautiful time to
visit the Middle East. The round-trip airline ticket should cost approximately $2,160.00.
I also found a hotel in central Beirut, The Holiday Suites Hotel, which should range
between $350 and $750 for the entire stay (travelocity.com). Also, there must be taken
into account the cost of meals which should be no more than $300 total for the entire trip.
I will also be carrying at least $1000 for souvenirs
, ski rental, and lift tickets, as well as
taxis and other public modes of transportation..
Lebanon is very beautiful, due to it's four-season weather, beaches, and skiing
mountains. Lebanon has a commonly Mediterranean climate. The Lebanese people
experience hot, dry summers and mild to cool, wet winters. The Lebanese mountains
however, experience heavy snows for the duration of the winter months. Lebanon is a
predominantly mountainous country merely the size of Connecticut. The fertile Bequaa
Valley separates the Lebanese mountains from the Anti-Lebanese mountains on the
The official language of Lebanon is Arabic, but French is widely spoken. Some
minor languages throughout Lebanese culture are Armenian and English. There are three
recognized religions in Lebanon; Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. There are
approximately seventy-one percent of the Lebanese people whom practice Islam, while
twenty-nine percent practice different denominations of Christianity and the remaining
citizens practice Judaism. (middleeastnews.com)
Lebanese culture varies within families, and varies even greater in respect to age
and wealth. A large majority of Lebanese women wear long gowns with a scarf wrapped
around their heads, and a jacket over their clothes. However, older Lebanese women
wear a long and baggy black dress... [continues]
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