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17 mai 2011 2 17 /05 /mai /2011 14:19

 

The Garden Show & Spring Festival is returning with an explosion of flowers, colors and design and, after 8 years, proudly remains the biggest spring event in Lebanon attracting more than 24,000 visitors.


It will take place from 24 to 28 May 2011 at the Beirut Hippodrome and will be held under the theme of “The Mediterranean Art of Living”.

 

 

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Featuring over 220 exhibitors varying from landscape design and nurseries to gardening tools and outdoor furniture as well as other different sections related to the outdoor living, The Garden Show & Spring Festival offers something for everyone.


This year, there will be a new  Holidays & Leisure show which will be held concurrently. 


 

For more information, you can follow them on Twitter and Like their Facebook page,

or simply visit their website:  http://www.the-gardenshow.com.lb 

 


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24 mai 2010 1 24 /05 /mai /2010 10:17

 

 

Garden show 2010

 

 

 

The Garden Show & Spring Festival 2010 is returning with an explosion of flowers, colors and design and, after 7 years, proudly remains the biggest spring event in Lebanon attracting more than 24,000 visitors.

 
On 20,000sqm the show will once again bring the creativity and passion of Lebanese and foreign exhibitors to Beirut, delivered in stunning displays as well as a strong environmental message. Coupled with an extensive array of garden and floral retail products, great food and entertainment for the whole family. 


THE ROSE is the theme of the year 2010. As a shrub, a cut flower, a design on fabric, a print decorative item, a sculpture or a drawing, visitors will admire this elegant and beautiful flower throughout the show.  

 


The Garden Show & Spring Festival will take place from 25 to 29 May at the Beirut Hippodrome.

 


 


 


 

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26 avril 2010 1 26 /04 /avril /2010 11:08

 

 

 

I went with my colleagues to Sour yesterday and it was a really nice, not to be forgotten!!

We arrived in Sour at about midday, went to a really modest restaurant at the beach, the weather was awesome! 

 


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Had a couple of beers, then lunch  Photo0120.jpg

 

Went for a swim, the water was cold but in the same time so refreshing!!

 

 

Then we went for a walk in Sour, passed by a lovely old Restaurant and Auberge called “Al Fanar”here are some photos 

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Then passed by the old Christian souk,

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And  went to the Roman Hippodrome which was added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1979 

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The visit ended by a Yummy ice cream and sweets for "helwayat  El Baba" in Saida.

 

Hope you enjoyed the ride  

 

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1 mars 2010 1 01 /03 /mars /2010 16:23

Today is March 1st, which has several significances; among them:

-          March 1st is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 305 days remaining until the end of the year. 

-          Monday is a national holiday commemorating the March 1st independence movement in 1919 against Japan's colonial rule. 

-          National Pig day

-          Peanut butter lover's day

-          Share a smile day

-          St. David’s day

-          Amalgam’s birthday 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also not to forget that March 1st indicates that SPRING is almost here
      (in 20 days  ) 


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flower from my mum's garden

photo by Salim El Helwe (on flickr)


 

 

 

Which childhood song could kick off Spring 

better 

than "The Itsy Bitsy Spider"


The itsy, bitsy spider, climbed up the water spout.

Down came the rain and washed the spider out.

Out came the sun and dried up all the rain,

So the itsy, bitsy spider went up the spout again.

 

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