Hana's Blog from the Trail

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


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


To observe International Bio-Diversity Day on Sunday, June 13th we went trekking in the highlands of Mt. Sannine. Despite the high altitude (2500+ meters) there was an amazing variety of flora that made for a spectacular landscape of rugged mountains, diverse and colorful shrubbery and scattered snowfields. Christian (our guide) told us that the amount of snow was what it usually looks like in August. The snowfall this winter was minimal. The only person we met on our hike was Khalil the shepherd and his freshly shorn flock of 400  sheep and four sheep dogs. Watching sheep sliding down a ...

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


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]

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

[caption id="attachment_459" align="alignnone" width="575" caption="May 5th Book signing in Beirut"][/caption] The book signing of "A Million Steps" at Bokja in Beirut was a huge success. Family, friends and friends of friends turned out in force. Everybody seemed excited and enthusiastic about the book and many wrote wonderful and touching comments in the guest book. [caption id="attachment_460" align="alignnone" width="575" caption="Signing away at Bokja"][/caption] You can see more photos from the book signing on

I am very happy to announce that "A Million Steps" is now available in all major bookstores in Lebanon. Virgin Librarie Internationale Antoine Librairie El-Bourj Way-In Library Librairie Orientale Maliks For online sales : www.tpbooksonline.com or www.lebanontrail.org Will announce the release in Europe and the Gulf as soon as the stores are stocked.

Now Lebanon Video


"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