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In Pictures: Earth Hour In Lebanon

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The Grand Serail In Beirut was turned off – Picture via EarthHourLB

The Grand Serail in Beirut was switched off today at 8:30 for Earth Hour Lebanon. I heard Baabda palace also participated but I don’t have any pictures.

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Phoenicia and Le Gray Hotels also participated in Earth Hour.

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Picture via Terry

As for the last picture, these people unwillingly participated in Earth Hour as electricity was off and they didn’t have a generator subscription as a backup.

21 Stereotype-Exploding Facts About The Middle East, 5 From Lebanon

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It’s a fun read by BuzzFeed but the author apparently ran out of ideas towards the end.

Here are the facts where Lebanon is mentioned:

1. Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, Syria, Morocco, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Turkey, and Morocco all have their own national beers.
2- Lebanese are obsessed with plastic surgery – 1.5 million surgeries per year in a country of only 4 million!
4- In Lebanon, you can ski in the morning and visit the beach in the afternoon. And take photos of the sights along the way.
19- One of the best-preserved Roman temples in the world is in Lebanon.
20- This is Lebanon…