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Old May 18th, 2009, 05:33 PM   #301
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hAssoun look u need to take a pic for the cedars from tripoli
its amazing
its like the cedars is straight above tipoli!!
weshould wait for next year then
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Old October 11th, 2009, 06:12 AM   #302
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courtesy of me

snow on top of Qornet el Sawda in July

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Old October 11th, 2009, 09:18 AM   #303
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Really?? I didn't know we had all year long snow peaks!
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Old October 11th, 2009, 01:59 PM   #304
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We do,especially if it rains/snow a lot in winters.

in summer 2000,i was there in august and there was snow everywhere.
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Old October 11th, 2009, 03:40 PM   #305
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Winter!!!! Yay
Ive always wanted to experience one in lebanon, oh well, pictures from my village.


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Old October 12th, 2009, 04:48 AM   #306
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Really?? I didn't know we had all year long snow peaks!
Hassoun is right. It was freezing up there and my friends and I were all bundled up in hoodies and sweaters (yes i know the person in the pic is wearing a sleeveless shirt, he was just nuts). It was a nice retreat though from humid beirut.
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Old October 12th, 2009, 04:52 AM   #307
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In yemen we got snow in september
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Old October 12th, 2009, 04:57 AM   #308
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In Lebanon it snows in September in the highest summit which is Qurnet el Sawda , i think we posted pics from September 2008 somewhere in this thread.
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Old October 12th, 2009, 05:07 AM   #309
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^ this was my thread in september: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=969064
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Old November 5th, 2009, 02:15 PM   #310
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Cedars , November 2nd 2009

Courtesy of Houssam Shbaro

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Old November 5th, 2009, 02:28 PM   #311
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Are you kidding me?? It's already snowing?! Awesome! Last year winter came so late.
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Old November 5th, 2009, 02:37 PM   #312
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Yes,but last year was an exception,although it snowed in September last year.
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Old November 5th, 2009, 07:15 PM   #313
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future newspaper has a huge version of that pic on its front page in today's issue
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Old November 25th, 2009, 12:39 AM   #314
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November 2009

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Old November 27th, 2009, 02:31 AM   #315
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Wow!
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Old November 29th, 2009, 12:03 AM   #316
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mount hermon is the one at the back? or is that mont liban?
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Old November 29th, 2009, 12:56 PM   #317
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I think it's the Lebanese side of Mount Hermon but could be Barouk Mountain as i can see what coould be Barouk Cedar forest on the slopes.
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Old November 29th, 2009, 05:37 PM   #318
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i know those slopes anywhere.. its Jezzine lol , my hometown , u can see the waterfall in the middle of the pic in the forefront covered in snow is the Rihane mountain and mount Hermon in the back
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Old November 29th, 2009, 07:34 PM   #319
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Did it snowwww ?????It's not that cold in Beirut ,I remember last year this time around we were freezing .Oooh btw I loved the last photo ,although I'm not a real fan of isolated places but I loved it ,it's soo cool to go to places like Jezzine once a month or so to get away of all the traffic and noises in the city
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Old November 29th, 2009, 10:02 PM   #320
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Did it snowwww ?????It's not that cold in Beirut ,I remember last year this time around we were freezing .Oooh btw I loved the last photo ,although I'm not a real fan of isolated places but I loved it ,it's soo cool to go to places like Jezzine once a month or so to get away of all the traffic and noises in the city
yeah it snowed but as for the freezing thing u have a point each year is hotter than the other due to global warming but these 2 days its freezing in beirut well however its christmas time it should rain a little bit !!!!! i never saw it raining since winter started
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