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Trip to North Metn: Kenshara and Baskinta
Saturday 22 June 2019

Boarding: 8:00 am
Departure: 8:30 am from Mar Maroun Church Parking (Click Here).
Return: we hope to be back in the Parking around 19:00

Bus Location: the Parking of Mar Maroun Church, George Haddad Street, Burj al Ghazal


The theme of this trip is Literature.
We will be visiting the first ever Arabic printing press in Khenshara
and 2 key locations related to Mikhail Naimy in Baskinta.
Since literature and wine go together, we will be visiting Abouna Charbel’s winery
to taste their lovely produce: you should not miss their sweet red wine!)

Lunch will be in a little valley between Bteghrine and Baskinta: Chateau M.

Dr. Zakieh Naimy has written a book on “المرأة في فكر ميخائيل نعيمة”.
Mikhail Naimy is her great-grand uncle.
She will be guiding us through two key locations in his life,
with personal and historical anecdotes about Mikhail Naimy.


Click Here to view the Map / Directions of where the buses will depart.

Charges: $50 to include bus fare, guide, lunch and entries.
$30 is a special price for those 18 years or younger.
Parking for a while day (Mar Maroun) is at LL 5000.
Click Here to register (note that the buses fill up quickly)
Include in the box the names of persons coming with you
Indicate if any are below 18 (as the charge is lower).
Payment on day of trip.
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