Just the Pictures (Lebanon) The Souqs of Beirut. The Archaeological Museum on the campus of the American University. The St. George Greek Orthodox Church with Roman ruins in the foreground. Oriental and Byzantine crosses. Brazier handles with head of Silenus, the wine god. Mosaic floor in the ruins underneath St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Mosaic on the side of St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Clock Tower in the center of Nejmeh Place. Mohammed Al-Amin Mosque and St. George Maronite Church. Martyrs Statue with Mohammed Al-Amin Mosque in the background. Building in the Souqs of Beirut. Arak Fakra liquor. Mosaic of the Seven Wise Men (3rd-century AD) on display in the Beirut National Museum. Stele of Pharaoh Ramses II (13th-century BC). Anthropoid sarcophagi (5th-century BC). Statue of the god Mercury. Tribune from the Sanctuary of Eshmun (350 BC). Ivory make-up box carved to look like a duck, from the Late Bronze Age. Armed male figurines from the Middle Bronze Age. Fertility goddess from the Iron Age. Greek rhyton (container for drinking) from the Iron Age. Gold mask from the Roman period. Bronze Venus with gold and precious jewels, from the Roman period. Beach on the western side of Beirut. Rawcheh Rocks (also known as “Pigeon Rocks”). The north coast of Beirut, looking east toward the mountains. Downtown Beirut, between Nejmeh Place and the souqs. Lebanese Chardonnay. Negro cookies (made in Romania). Lebanese Cabernet Sauvignon. The “Baby” piste at Mzaar Ski Resort. One of the ski lifts at Mzaar. The mountains south of Mount Mzaar. Looking toward Beirut (visible, but behind haze) and the Mediterranean Sea. Ready to ski down the piste from the top of Mount Mzaar. Beautiful snow covered mountains in Lebanon. Lebanese red wine (made from Grenache Noir, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Mourvedre). Clear, but windy day at Mzaar Ski Resort. Skiers pushing against the wind. Looking west toward the Mediterranean Sea. Looking toward Mount Mzaar (with the two buildings in the distance). Lebanese wine made from Grenache, Cinsault, Carignan, and Syrah. Sunset over Mzaar Ski Resort. Looking at the pistes and ski lifts as day turns to dusk. Kfardebian during sunset. Lebanese red wine made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Lebanese Rosé made from a blend of Cabernet Franc and Syrah. Lebanese white wine made from a blend of Chardonnay, Viognier, and Muscat. The cold and arid environment at Mzaar Ski Resort. Looking south at the valley and mountains. Looking toward the southwest from Mount Mzaar. Closeup of Beirut, seen from Mount Mzaar. Cross at the top of the piste on Mount Mzaar. Skiers coming down one of the pistes. Getting ready to ski down a piste on the side of Mount Mzaar. Skiers having fun on the “Baby” slope at Mzaar Ski Resort.