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near El Moukhtâra, Mont-Liban (Lebanon)
The weather was a bit hot (temperature were in mid 30s degrees Celsius) but the hikers were protected by the trees along the banks of the Barouk river. The trail covered: Moukhtara, Baddi Bridge, Abou Matar Bridge, Baddi Watermill, Nabaa (spring) Mershid Spring, cottage with a rest area, the Birkit Arous (Bride's pond *), and Shaykh Hasan bridge.
* legend and old people tell the story of the Bride's pond as follows: about 500+ years there was a bride riding her mare to her bridegroom town at midnight. When the caravan reached the pond, the mare slipped and the bride fell into the pond and to her death.