Tripoli is far less modern than its flashy southern brother, Beirut. The old bazaar is a friendly place, where you can get lost for hours. The pretty mountain towns nearby are home to the famous cedar trees of Lebanon.
Typical apartment block in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli.
The Mediterranian seen from Tripoli.
A spice vendor in Tripoli's old bazaar.
A pair of vegetable sellers in Tripoli, Lebanon.
Steep hills are a feature of Tripoli.
Old but neglected buildings line Tripoli's main square.
The 1103 Citadel of Raymond de Saint-Gilles, also known as Qala'at Sanjil, is the largest Crusader castle in Lebanon.
Byblos has been occupied for around 7,000 years. With fine views, historic buildings and markets, good seafood and weather, can't say I blame them.
Byblos...what more can I say?
The Marionite (Christian) town of Bcharre (Bsharri), home to Lebanon's famous cedar trees, ski-fields, Khalil Gibran, and a very dark past.
View across Tripoli to the mountains.
The Mediterranian and mountains.