L I B A N O N 2001
P H O T O P A G E 1
by tôm - release july 17, 2001
first kitefly day in
(on the beach)
the ancient egypt symbols on this kite
were quickly recognised by byblos residents:
the "ankh" and the "ra"
second kitefly day in
(raouche / grotte aux pigeons)
the good scout series:
lebanese forces carry my kite-bag.
schwerter zu pflugscharen - und ab in die luefte!
heli-kiters going to work...
rokakus, birds and eddies over the rock.
due to the narrow space we could fly only
a few kites at one time.
the minister of culture was also with the heli-kiting crew
(right, flying a 'bird')
raouche beach, photo by medhat hallab
third kitefly day in
(karami int'l fairgrounds)
traditional lebanese hex-kite (left)
39°C - and the flygrounds were concrete!
fortunately we could fly a lot from the shade in the foreground.
indian fighterkite flightschool
tripoli residents helping in flight.
mr. hallab often built kites for his son medhat (right)
20 years ago.
a kite from france.
'eddykite-chain', group of 'sentinels' and a group of 'screenies'(photo-kites)
end of photopage 1
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