Old Nov 12, 07, 1:51 pm
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Originally Posted by travelmad478 View Post
I am dumbfounded that this place gets any tourists at all, much less the millions that show up every year. What on earth is the attraction?
The apparent attraction for Arabic tourists is that it is a little more free than other Arabic speaking countries, in some ways a replacement for dangerous Lebanon.

Everyone else goes there to make money.

I did meet a crazed Ron Paul advocate recently who was moving there because, he claimed, it was a Libertarian society. I have my doubts.
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