lebanon… day 3

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american university of beirut

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hamra, near where i’m staying.

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viva lebanon!!!

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downtown beirut with mountains in the distance.  very hazy…

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my humble abode.  walid was nice enough to let me take over this room for ten days… much better than the impersonal nature of a hotel… and, it’s free!  i just treat him to dinner sometimes.

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walid gholmieh put on an arabic/ oriental symphony wednesday night.  i was fortunate enough to attend and meet him.  the concert was beautiful… and free!

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all images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2009