Watch This Epic Dive From The Top Of Raouche Rock (Pigeon Rock)

This video was shared yesterday on NostalgiaLB and shows an incredible dive by a war amputee called Oliver Ghorayyeb back in 1994 from the top of Raouche Rock. It's definitely not the world's highest cliff dive but it's quite impressive especially that he's diving with his head first and from the highest point. I've seen other dives but from lower points.

After 35 Years, You Will Finally Be Able To Watch (Not Just Listen) To Ziad Rahbani Plays!

How many of you have been listening to Ziad Rahbani plays for the past 20 years or more? How many times have you visualized the scenes in your head while listening to the plays? How awesome would it be to actually watch the original footage and put a face to all these voices you have been listening to? Well M Media is finally making it happen and you will be able to watch two Ziad…
Architecture

The Iconic Heneine Palace In Beirut Placed on the 2016 World Monuments Fund Watch List

1 year ago
The Heinene Palace, one of Beirut’s oldest and most iconic palaces, has just been placed on the 2016 World Monuments Fund Watch List thanks to Save Beirut Heritage! The 19th century palace was built during ...
Lebanon

Rare Harissa Footage From The Early 1940s

1 year ago
The Jounieh bay was pretty much empty. Check out this amazing video [here]. An old picture of Harissa taken in the 1920s via LBCI ...
Beirut

Old Buildings Of Beirut On The Verge Of Extinction

1 year ago
CNN featured Beirut’s old buildings as 1 of the 25 magnificent structures on the verge of extinction. Here’s what they said: As if decades of civil war and bombardments weren’t enough, the remaining old buildings ...
Automotive

Rare Footage From The Lebanese-Syrian Rally, AKA The Safari of the Middle East, In 1974

1 year ago
This is quite an amazing old footage from 1974 back when we had a rally between Lebanon and Syria that looked a bit like the Paris Dakar. Lebanese Driver Joe Hindi won the rally that ...
Lebanon

12 Vintage Posters And Pictures To Commemorate 70 Years Of Middle East Airlines

1 year ago
via MEA Since Middle East Airlines is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, I thought I dig out old posters and pictures to reflect on these 70 years and how things have changed. Enjoy! PS: ...
Beirut

An Amazing HQ Lebanon Video From The 1960s

1 year ago
If you are like old pictures and videos of Lebanon, then Kheireddine El-Ahdab is the man to follow. He always shares the most amazing old videos and pictures of Beirut and Lebanon and his latest ...
Beirut

In Pictures: Phoenicia Hotel In Beirut From 1961 Till 2015

2 years ago
The oldest picture of Phoenicia I was able to find. It was taken before the grand opening in 1961 Phoenicia Beirut was celebrating its 50th anniversary around the same time four years ago. This majestic ...
Automotive

The First Lebanese Car

2 years ago
via RaniaelKhatib I don’t know how accurate this poster is but Lissan Al Hal (in Arabic لسان الحال) was a daily Lebanese newspaper that was established by Khalil Sarkis in the 1870s and is considered ...
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