She stood on her balcony, dreaming of a brighter day in a country whose worst curse was its map, boundaries, and neighbors. She fantasizes of new boundaries being established for Lebanon, even if just morally, a map that encompasses one people, not peoples, a map of internal tourism, when travel has become nearly impossible due to the scourge of passport categorization. Myriam designed a tourism map of Lebanon that you may “mark” with 50 liras after each visit.
The concept of the 50 lira has ramifications. It implies that, regardless of the currency rate, tourism does not require a large sum of money.
Myriam has a heartfelt message for all of Lebanon’s young men and women.
Myriam created a tourist map of Lebanon in the hopes that Lebanon will return with a new map as a sovereign, free, and independent Arab country.