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(Humanitarian) Writer’s Block?

To be honest, I have been struggling to write a second blog post. The first one was easy, everything was new, and it was basically an introduction to this mission. Blogging is new to me, but keeping a journal is not. However, I tend to get lazy with journaling, I frequently will go weeks without a note. Then of course it gets harder to write one, because so much has happened. That’s what’s happening now with the blog! I have been meaning to write a second post for weeks, and I have a few different ones unfinished…

The start of something new...

It has only been about six weeks since I came back from my backpacking trip and here I am, sitting at the airport again, leaving for a new 'adventure'. This time, my journey is to Lebanon, more specifically to Baalbek, in the Bekaa valley (close to the Syrian border, see map below). Let me explain how I ended up in this...