Private homes too:
But there is an obsession in Lebanon with pomp and circumstance, especially when it comes to welcoming foreign visitors, whose temporary stays rarely do anything to impact the country’s myriad of challenges.
I only wish such massive amounts of money and canvassing energy could be spent on local efforts to address Lebanon’s bankrupt social and political systems rather than obsessing over leaving fleeting impressions on visitors.
Over 20 years after the civil war, Lebanon is still plagued by hateful sectarian discrimination reinforced by territorial segregation of the population. Something tells me erecting massive crucifixes every one kilometer along the highway is doing little to help alleviate that: