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Tripolis Ticked Off!

On 2 July 2010 I visited my third and last of Libya’s three cities (Tripolis), Sabratha, which is to the west of Tripoli on the Mediterranean coast.   The trip together with my colleagues Kevin, Sarunas, and Hussain, who drove, … Continue reading

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Lebanon in the Rain – Byblos and Tripoli

On the third day, 3 November 09, of our visit to Lebanon there was no let up in the rain, so we set off prepared to get soaked again on the second day of our guided tours. Travelling north from … Continue reading

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Leptis Magna, Libya

Leptis Magna, around 130km east of Tripoli, Libya, is one of the most extensive and best preserved Roman sites around the Mediterranean. It’s been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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