Lebanon

Photos from a trip to visit archaeological and historic sites in both Syria and Lebanon in 2005.
Mosque in Beirut  Part of the new mosque being built in Beirut, Lebanon.  Photo taken in December 2005. Wall in Byblos  A small section of a wall in Byblos (Jbail or Gebal), Lebanon.  Notice that the wall incorporates the re-use of columns, apparently to add flexibility for surviving earthquakes.  Photo taken in December 2005. Crusader Castle in Byblos  Part of the Crusader Castle in Byblos (Jbail or Gebal), Lebanon.  Photo taken in December 2005. Dusk in Byblos  Dusk in Byblos (Jbail or Gebal), Lebanon.  Photo taken in December 2005.
Pigeon Rocks  The famous Pigeon Rocks in Rawche, Beirut, Lebanon. Photo taken in December 2005. Beiteddine  Part of the palace of Beiteddine, Lebanon.  Photo taken in December 2005. Baalbek Great Court  Part of the Great Hall of Baalbek in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.  Photo taken in December 2005. Baalbek Temple of Jupite  Silhouette of the remaining six standing columns of the huge Temple of Jupiter in Baalbek, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.  Photo taken in December 2005.
Baalbek Great Court  Part of the Great Hall of Baalbek in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.  Photo taken in December 2005. Anjar Ruins  Ruins of the Umayyad city of Anjar (Aanjar or Haoush Mousa) in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.  Photo taken in December 2005. Anjar Ruins  Ruins of the Umayyad city of Anjar (Aanjar or Haoush Mousa) in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.  The snows of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains can be seen in the background.  Photo taken in December 2005. Anjar Ruins  Ruins of the Umayyad city of Anjar (Aanjar or Haoush Mousa) in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.  Photo taken in December 2005.
Anjar Ruins  Ruins of the Umayyad city of Anjar (Aanjar or Haoush Mousa) in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.  Photo taken in December 2005.