Mount Lebanon and the cedars and enough wind to almost take flight!
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We continued our progress through the Bekaa valley and began the climb up Mt
We made a stop at the top to look out over the
Back in the bus we headed on. Somehow a bee had gotten in and stung Rob. When we arrived at the Cedars, the people at a restaurant gave him a clove of garlic to rub on the sting and it worked. The stinging stopped.
We started our walk through the Cedars. They are extremely impressive trees. It’s not a large forest but, is said to contain 375 individual trees, two claimed to be over 3000 years old, ten over 1000 years, and the remainder at least centuries-old.
When we exited there were a couple of dozen souvenir shops. Most of them were selling the same things, stuff made from cedar. Anything you could ever not want was made from cedar and for sale.They would even customize it by burning your name into the item.
We got back on the winding and steep road and headed for lunch. Once again I had a lot of choices since most of the mezes were vegetarian. Rob was in heaven with all the choices. He did refuse to eat the raw liver, but tried he tartar. It was a great meal and we had great company.