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Wednesday, March 30, 2011


Card no 107
This postcard sent to me by Daniela Rosu Abi Abboud

Tyre was considered one of the oldest metropolises in the world. the city became a stronghold of the Christians who built 18 churches, not including the chapel of the castle, and reconstructed the cathedral reusing elements of the original basilica. Tyre is an ancient Phoenician city and the legendary birthplace of Europa and Elissa (Dido). Today it is the fourth largest city in Lebanon and houses one of the nation's major ports. Read more

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