March 20, 2016

Friends in Fair Weather

Photograph by Yasmina B., National Geographic Your Shot

At a seaside facility in Beirut, Lebanon, “two old-time friends,” writes photographer Yasmina B., “enjoy life by the beach.” Once called the Paris of the Middle East, Beirut’s glamorous image was shattered by a 15-year civil war that ended in 1990. Rebuilding efforts have taken place in the decades since.

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3 comments
Ayumi Yamada
Ayumi Yamada

 Gritty, poetic, melancholic, reminiscent of glorious days. The more I look at it, the more I like it. And that orange scarf...so nice. 

Michele Dyer
Michele Dyer

I love the straight lines in this and the movement of the orange towel. Lovely picture, well done 

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