Against Land Mines – Supported by Ferd
In our attempt of being true adventureres we believe that we cannot rest for too long, so after having spent the night with Nasser the Shepheard and his family we hit the road again.
We have now reached the magestic Qadisha valley, that carves its way through the mountains in the North of Lebanon. We passed popular attractions, such as the Cedars, Ehden and the village of Bcharre. But we had to keep our minds clear and not let ourselves being taken away by this beauty, as we were reaching soil infested with land mines.
There are more than 300.000 land mines left in the lebanese soil since the civil war. In addition to this, Israel dropped more than four million cluster bombs of “leftover” ammunition over Lebanon in 2006, leaving up to 49 percent bombs unexploded for children and farmers to discover in the future.
Norwegian Peoples Aid is one of many organizations that works to prevent this from happening by clearing the land from mines and bombs. This episode of Walk of Causes is dedicated to the work they do, and is supported by Ferd.