Tag: LB – Baalbek

New app reconstructs the ancient glory of Baalbak’s Roman ruins in Lebanon; The Frontier Post

 

Photo source: Frontier Post

In 1898, an unlikely royal visit was made to the 10,000-year-old city of Baalbek, a jewel in the crown of Lebanon’s archeological history. As part of his grand tour of the Orient — an expedition that involved 100 coaches, 230 tents and 10 guides — the last emperor of Germany, Kaiser Wilhelm II, and his wife Augusta Victoria were awestruck by Baalbek’s famed Roman ruins.

Source: New app reconstructs the ancient glory of Baalbak’s Roman ruins in Lebanon – The Frontier Post

Post-Coronavirus Travel Bucket List: The Arab World; Michael Bamidele; Guardian Nigeria

Like millions of people currently under lockdown across the world, you are probably wondering when the pandemic will end so that life can become normal again. There are so many things to do as well as many places to explore. For this bucket list, Michael Bamidele would explore the Arab world. The Arab world mainly consists of the Arabic-speaking countries and populations in North Africa and Western Asia.

Source: Post-Coronavirus Travel Bucket List: The Arab World