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Watch Lebanon Destination Videos, DVD to Discover Culture & People
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Item Code : GLOB1646
Globe Trekker Video. 4-episode set on 2 DVD's. 3 Hours. Double-DVD set contains four shows: The Arab Gulf States, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon, Israel & the Sinai Desert, and a Short History Special. Known as the "cradle of civilization", the Middle East is the meeting point between Africa, Europe and Asia, and contains some of the most beautiful and mystical scenery in the world. Unfortunately, due to cultural and political complexities, only a handful of visitors get to experience the genuine hospitality of the people and see the region's stunning ancient cities. Traveler Ian Wright starts his journey in Jordan's Wadi Rum Desert, traveling south past the ruins at Petra and then on to Beirut in Lebanon. He ends his journey in Syria at the ancient town of Palmyra. Further south, traveler Megan McCormick visits battle scarred Kuwait before traveling on to Dubai and finally Oman. Justine Shapiro completes the journey traveling through Israel and the Sinai Desert. Along the way... $_$_START_LIST ? Witness a Sufi ritual and the mystical order of the Whirling Dervishes. ? Revel in the festivities of Liberation Day on the streets of Kuwait City. ? Play a round of golf with one of the most flamboyant sheiks in Arabia. ? Spend the night in a stable in Jerusalem. ? Climb Mount Sinai in Egypt. $_$_END_LIST Additional Short History Special Join regular Globe Trekkers Justine Shapiro, Ian Wright and Megan McCormick on a historical whistle stop tour of the Middle East. Follow them discovering the major historic sites that have shaped its empires, religions and conflicts. Approximately 3 hours.
VHS. Lonely Planet. Join guests at a Bedouin wedding. Visit the ruins of Petra, Baabek and Palmyra. Visit UN peace keeping forces in Lebanon's occupied zone. Witness a Sufi ritual and the mystical order of the Whirling Dervishes. Explore Aleppo's incredible souk. 60 minutes
VHS. Globe Trekker Video. The Middle Eastern countries of Syria, Jordan and Lebanon contain some of the most spectacular and mystical scenery in the world. Unfortunately, due to cultural and political complexities, only a handful of visitors get to experience the genuine hospitality of the people and see the region's stunning ancient cities. Traveler Ian Wright begins his journey in the Jordanian Wadi Rum desert. From here he travels south past the ruins of Petra to Beirut in Lebanon where he meets UN peace keeping forces. His final destination is Syria where after a busy day shopping in an Aleppo "souq" he heads east to the ancient Roman desert town of Palmyra. $_$_START_LIST ? Join guests at a Bedouin wedding. ? Visit the ruins of Petra, Baalbeck and Palmyra. ? Visit UN peace keeping forces in Lebanon's occupied zone. ? Witness a Sufi ritual and the mystical order of the Whirling Dervishes. ? Explore Aleppo's incredible souq. $_$_END_LIST The material in the video was previously released under the title "Lonely Planet". 60 minutes
DVD. Globe Trekker. Megan McCormick travels to Beirut - capital of Lebanon and a city with a long history of political and social upheaval. She meets the local people and explores the surrounding region, where she discovers an atmosphere of optimism and hope for the future. Leaving the city Megan embarks on a fishing expedition at Byblos, shops at local souks and discovers an interesting collection of ancient fossils. Returning to the metropolis she visits an amazing complex of underground caves and lakes at Jeita Grotto. Along the way... - Feast on flavorsome falafel. - Shop 'til you drop at the souk. - Listen to local rap artists. - Take a fishing trip at Byblos. - Go fossil hunting.