Mohafazat Beqaa Off The Beaten Path

  • Off The Beaten Path
    by mikey_e
  • Off The Beaten Path
    by mikey_e
  • Off The Beaten Path
    by mikey_e

Mohafazat Beqaa Off The Beaten Path

  • The Countryside

    I was unfortunately unable to visit the famed Cedars of Lebanon because of snow. Yes, the route over the mountains to the cedars was closed in May, and I can vouch as an eyewitness that the road was covered by a snow drift that made it impossible to pass. Nevertheless, the countryside on the route west from Baalbek is certainly a spectacular one,...

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  • Majdal Aanjar

    About 3km south of Aanjar lies the small village of Majdal Aanjar with a small acropolis containing a Roman temple in partial ruins. The temple, which was built on a hill towering above the village, is thought to occupy the site that had been used for worship since before the arrival of the Romans. The temple contains some impressive, but fading,...

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  • Lake Qaraoun

    Lake Qaraoun is a man-made lake in the southern Beqaa Valley. It was created as a water-resevoir after the construction of a dam along the Leontes River (Litani River). Seen behind the lake in the main photo is snow-covered Mount Hermon (Jabal al-Sheikh) which rises to an altitude of around 2800 metres. On the eastern side of the mountain is Syria,...

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