It’s official. 4 of the 2famous.TV crew are now permanently settled in Norway just in time for sweater weather and midnight sun (meh). We were not missing Beirut too much when the MOST DISASTROUS storms of the century hit and were followed by the country’s most epic drought. We know what that would have meant for our tap water situation.
But now that summer is practically upon us people are Instagramming pictures of the beautiful Mediterranean beaches and gearing up for beach party season which officially starts with C U NXT SAT’s party at Sporting TONIGHT. I’m feeling a bit green. Not only because my skin turns to a natural sickly green in the absence of sun! It’s also jealousy.
Last year towards summer’s end we made our way to a Saturday rooftop pool party in Hamra called WET. In Lebanon the beer tastes so mild yet feels so cold and the sun so welcoming that you just want to drink and dance and stay in your bathing suit day and night and usually until the next day.
Yet despite the increasing spate of bombings at that time last year, people still wanted to party. I remember sitting at that pool with a friend of mine discussing whether we needed to evacuate for our safety. Neither of us did.
Hopefully that part of those days are behind us. Enjoy this video packed with deep house music and a sexyily stocked pool of beautiful people, not to mention professional off-duty dancers and all around summer fun. Let the parties begin!
Thank you to Cyril from Underrated who so generously invited us.
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