Monthly Archives: September 2010

bBeit Teta

Last night, I slept at my grandma’s house, a modest two-bedroom apartment that sits comfortably inside a large apartment complex in Ras Beirut. My grandma’s house overlooks the sea, and the Beirut Luna Park’s huge Ferris Wheel. These are parts … Continue reading

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Today is the second full day of me not fasting this Ramadan. I had no appetite for breakfast, my favorite meal of the day especially when I’m in Lebanon where breakfast is so yummy and varied, and I still have … Continue reading

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bMukhayyam Nahr el Bared

Yesterday, I trekked up to Nahr el Bared refugee camp to talk to people about the camp’s reconstruction efforts, or lack thereof. It’s been a couple of years since I last visited the camp — as a senior in college, … Continue reading

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