BBC: Pictures of 2006

The BBC has now published its selection from the best pictures of 2006.

Our favorite remains the picture (no 3) of a bunch of posh Lebanese driving with their new Mini Convertible through the poor suburbs of Beirut that have been hit by Israeli attacks. This picture tells many stories and shows how different life in Lebanon is – particular in a city like Beirut. To our knowledge none of the better areas – the areas where the bunch in the car most likely lives – where affected by the war at all.

We would be interested what story the girl in the car who is seemingly taking pictures with her mobile phone has told…


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link to BBC 2006 in Pictures

















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