*LOST voice* “We have to go back.”

1. People used to dress up in suits and ballgowns to go clubbing:

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2. There was an incredible rock band called ‘The Sea-Ders’

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3. Women used to rock a unibrow and give death-glares on their wedding nights:

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4. The pool of Phoenicia Hotel was like a scene from Mad Men:

5. Old men used to sit outside of cafes and judge everyone walking by:

6. Young men used to pose with cardboard cutouts, and thought it was amazing:

7. We had greenery, and public transportation:

8. Bartenders were dapper in their suits and bowties:

This photo was taken at the bar of Le Bristol Hotel, Hamra.

9. Smoking arguile on Raouche was done in style:

10. We had awesome, clean, FREE beaches:

11. We had a ROCKET SOCIETY:

Yes, really. They even tried to send Lebanese-made rockets into space.

12. And you could have the best bouillabaisse in town at Lucullus:

Located on Beirut's corniche, upscale French restaurant "Lucullus" was famous for the dish.

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The rocket society just sent trial rockets into the sea, Nevertheless, please give us details if any of Lebanese rockets into space. Sometimes we are so 'insane'

Jean-Pierre Zahar on Aug 29, 2016 via web
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Hey whats changed ....they dress up for the supermarket , there are many eateries with house specialities , more arguile places than ever, clean beaches ( not free ) maids cant swim there ,

Robert Dooley on Aug 27, 2016 via web
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I don't know how much has changed today. Lebanon is always Paris when you're rich and always sucks when your poor, now and then.

Habib Battah on Aug 27, 2016 via mobile web