I went around Beirut and made a series of short films about the people I met and the things they do. Basically, I pulled out my camera, sat back, and just watched what happened. I may go back to Beirut sometime soon to finish the project, as the initial idea was to link these glimpses of life into more of a cohesive whole. However, for the time being I’ll be doing rough edits and publishing them on my YouTube and Vimeo channels.
Wade Shepard is the founder and editor of Vagabond Journey. He has been traveling the world since 1999, through 90 countries. He is the author of the book, Ghost Cities of China, and contributes to The Guardian, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Diplomat, the South China Morning Post, and other publications. Wade Shepard has written 3535 posts on Vagabond Journey. Contact the author.
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I’m an itinerant writer who has been traveling the world since 1999, through 90 countries. I wrote Ghost Cities of China, a book which chronicles the two years that I spent in China’s new cities, and have another book about the New Silk Road coming out soon. I’m a regular contributor to Forbes, The Guardian, and the South China Morning Post, and I have been featured on BBC World, VICE, NPR Morning Edition, CNBC Squawk Box, CBC The Current … This is my personal blog where I share stories from the road that don’t fit in anywhere else. In other words, this is my daily diary, raw and real — it is not edited or even proofread. Subscribe below.