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Come here about the Lebanon Mountain Trail first hand this Wednesday, March 27th, at the 7pm at the Mosaic Rooms in London. Hana El-Hibri will be there in person to sign your book and give a talk about her experience on the first thru-walk ever. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800"] A Million Steps | London Talk 2013 E-invite[/caption]  

An Nahar Article

14
Sep

The Sunday September 12th article in An Nahar newspaper on A Million Steps http://www.annahar.com/content.php?priority=2&table=tahkikat&type=tahkikat&day=Mon

Cedar Wings Article on “A Million Steps”

The June/July 2010 issue of Cedar Wings, the in-flight magazine of Middle East Airlines, has featured a 10 page article on "A Million Steps". If you will be traveling with MEA this summer, be sure to check it out. [caption id="attachment_486" align="alignnone" width="502" caption="Padre's boots on a rest day"][/caption] “El-Hibri’s debut release, A Million Steps  takes you on a journey to a little-before-seen world, a side of Lebanon that cannot be reached by car or plane but simply on foot. Self-published, with text accompanied by the stunning photography of Norbert Schiller, the book ...

Journalist, Carla Henoud wrote an Article in the L'Orient - Le Jour on "A Million Steps". Check it out here: www.lorientlejour.com/category/Ici+et+Ailleurs/article/658482/Voyage_a_la_decouverte__des_paysages_interieurs.html

13
May

Photojournalist Dana Smillie has produced a short video on the 2009 LMT thru-walk. Its an updated, much more comprehensive version of the Time.com piece that ran in April of last year. Check it out! [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/11543914[/vimeo]

Read the review in the Daily Star

You can read a review in the Arts and culture section of the Daily Star

Now Lebanon Video

18
Apr

"Hana Hibri discovered her passion for hiking many years ago while on an expedition in the US state of Wyoming. That passion has taken her to the peaks of the Colorado Rockies, the Pyrenees, the Alps and Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa. But her 2009 experience hiking the distance of Lebanon was her best journey yet". For more here is the link to the video on Now Lebanon: http://www.nowlebanon.com/NewsArticleDetails.aspx?ID=161222&MID=123&PID=2

I am happy to have shared a glimpse of this wonderful adventure with all of you.  In the coming months I hope to revisit many of the villages and sites that I didn’t have as much time in as I would have liked.  There are so many interesting people I would like to talk to more. So I will continue to update the blog with new pictures taken by different people who joined us, and my trips back into the mountains. Be sure to come back weekly and ...

Day 29 Members of the youth organization SOIL (Save Our Inherited Land) gave us a very warm welcome last night in Hasbaya. They manage the LMT guest house here, and do it with great enthusiasm and energy. A brief walk through the streets of Hasbaya lead us out into the fields and terraced olive groves. We skirted the heavily wooded oak forest of Hasbaya through shoulder high grass, flowers and thistle. There was an abundance of thick trunked olive trees. Many over 1000 yrs. old. In the town of Ibl El Saqi we met ...

23
Apr

On the 11th of April, I mentioned that video journalist Dana Smilie join us for a day to cover the thru-walk. This is the day we were also joined by more people as it was the weekend. You can see Tannourine waterfall in the beginning of the clip. Very cool! It almost does it justice.  Dana is great, and it didnt take her very long to finish the piece. You can see interviews with Norbert and I as well as some amazing footage from that day. I working on getting the video embedded into the site, but for ...