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i närheten av Es Souâqi, Liban-Nord (Lebanon)
New trail in Menyieh-Donnieh : Arz Karm Mohor. Karm El Mohr is a small village situated This hike is in Donniyeh district in North Lebanon. The town of Karm el Mohr is home to the Aisha Fortress, built on the heights of Al Fawwar spring. Karm el Mohr enjoys warm and comfortable summers, beautiful moderate springs and autumns, and cold, usually snowy winters.
The hike started from Sawaqi Mezyara taking a dirt road and cow paths to reach Nablayyah; then , the trail passed by Fowwar Karm Mohor (natural water spring); the Cedars of Karm el-Mohor; the Zawareeb at 1900 meter; and back to Sawaqi Mezyara. During our hike , we passed by beautiful landscapes, Cedars Forest, and Water springs.
The weather was a typical Lebanese autumn weather: cloudy skies, temperatures in upper teens, fog on the highlands, and , our luck, no rain.
Sawaqi village is a summer resort for the town of Mizyara as per our guide
Aysha fortress is built way up above the Fawwar natural water spring
Fawwar natural water spring supplies the town of Karm El Moher with water. Its site is also a place of festivities to the town's people where they gather, drink, eat, and dance.
This is a farming area that belongs to Donnieyeh. This area witnessed clashes between the Lebanese army and Al Qaeda recruits in 2000.
The forest is not as big as other forests in the country but contains huge majestic trees that go back in time to the beginning of earth (at least I like to think that). It also is home to Lizzab trees.
A water hole used by shepherds to water their herds.
Every town in this region have a cross on top of a mountain.