Nejmeh Square: Before & After

Nejmeh Square (Sehit el Nejmeh) is found in Downtown Beirut.

Here’s a photo of the Square from the Lebanese civil war days:

Nejmeh Square - Before

And here’s a photo of the same place last week:

Nejmeh Square - After

“before” pic source

7 thoughts on “Nejmeh Square: Before & After

  1. krikOrian February 16, 2011 / 10:14 am

    You just gave me a brilliant idea for my blog Thank you , where did you find the first photo btw ?

  2. Lebanon Rebel February 16, 2011 / 10:51 am

    and yet to this day my mother says Beirut back in the days looks way better than it does now. I say it’s gorgeous eitherway.

  3. Klint February 17, 2011 / 4:51 am

    I spent the last hour looking at photos from the war, the weapons, the uniforms, the sounds, and recalling the nasty sinister feelings I had then as a kid. Thanks a lot!

    You look at those photos and think how pointless those mutually-destructive conflicts were. It was truly a series of primitive duels to show who had the bigger “gun”. *** fyon kellon, they ruined our childhoods.

    • BeirutBoy February 17, 2011 / 12:24 pm

      Man, I wish people learned from their mistakes.
      These “before” shots could come back again any day now cause people are so stupid. So fuckin stupid.

  4. Aline C February 17, 2011 / 11:10 am

    Very beautiful 🙂

    ps. I updated the Grammy post, JUST FOR YOU 🙂
    pps. Nicki Minaj, YA MAMA.

    • BeirutBoy February 17, 2011 / 12:27 pm

      10x Aline!

      ps: m gna go comment right now!!!
      pps: 3anjadd ya MAMA! that was F-I-E-R-C-E, yo! =P As my best friend described it, a “tiger bee” dress!

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