A historic realm

On the Mediterranean coast, Lebanon is bordered by Syria to the north and east with Israel to the south. The Israeli border south of Tyre is a conflict zone and you’d best keep away. The capital Beirut is still recovering from the last war and the bullet holes are still in evidence. The country has also been flooded with Syrian refuges so you must take care and keep to the official safe zones.

Lebanon is divided into religious /ethnic regions with great natural scenery from the Mediterranean beaches to high mountains and forested valleys once famous for supplying cedar for building all the great cities and the fleets of ships of the ancient Greek,

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