Monthly Archives: October 2013

Israel


So, I left Beirut with harassment and arrived in Tel Aviv with harassment. Okay, I did not have a machine gun pointed at my head in Tel Aviv but the customs officer was very unhappy to see the Lebanese stamp … Continue reading

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Lebanon


Before coming to Beirut, I asked a couple of Lebanese friends at the office in Montreal if I had anything to worry about. They were both the same: “No, no! Nothing to worry about so long as you don’t go … Continue reading

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Istanbul


So, I went to Istanbul with my mother. Apart from the US and the UK, I do not think we have ever traveled to another country together. My mother very kindly picked up the tab for the whole trip so … Continue reading

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England


It had been 15 years since I had been back to England but, as always, flying over that beautiful green island I had an incredible feeling of coming home. My cousin’s wife, Tina, does not understand it. Although I was … Continue reading

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