beirut days } halloween

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a car selfie with my nephew omar to get things started

a car selfie with my nephew omar to get things started

what a shame.  i don't know what 'life' they're talking about

what a shame. i don’t know what ‘life’ they’re talking about

this beauty

this beauty

we found a cemetery in mar mikhael

we found a cemetery in mar mikhael

to this day i find it intriguing how bodies can be 'buried' above ground. these are very unusual tombs as the doors are metal and padlocked. maybe not unusual for lebanon

to this day i find it intriguing how bodies can be ‘buried’ above ground. these are very unusual tombs as the doors are metal and padlocked. maybe not unusual for lebanon

dead roaches on the ground. even when they're dead i find them threatening, the crazy creatures

dead roaches on the ground. even when they’re dead i find them threatening, the crazy creatures

a snail

a snail

a circumstantial cemetery selfie

a circumstantial cemetery selfie

the 'scary' family. very befitting on halloween. no disrespect, i just couldn't help noting the irony

the ‘scary’ family. very befitting on halloween. no disrespect, i just couldn’t help noting the irony

eve

eve

omar's shoes

omar’s shoes

mausoleum

mausoleum

back in the 21st century we visit a hipster coffee/bookshop in achrafieh: paper cup

back in the 21st century we visit a hipster coffee/bookshop in achrafieh: paper cup

eve enjoys it while i sip on green tea with omar. the place is charming despite its trendiness

eve enjoys it while i sip on green tea with omar. the place is charming despite its trendiness

omar and another paper cup patron

omar and another paper cup patron

the dar restaurant for lunch. i loved this place, it reminded me of french mandate cairo homes

the dar restaurant for lunch. i loved this place, it reminded me of french mandate cairo homes

before the rain

before the rain

we visited the dar bookshop indoors and saw this: mai al-nakib's book 'the hidden light of objects'! a wonderful surprise

we visited the dar bookshop indoors and saw this: mai al-nakib’s book ‘the hidden light of objects’! a wonderful surprise

omar flips through his aunty mai's book

omar flips through his aunty mai’s book

marilyn, a werewolf and someone who looks like she stepped out of the rocky horror picture show

marilyn, a werewolf and someone who looks like she stepped out of the rocky horror picture show

marilyn waves

marilyn waves

 

 

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