Kfarkela is a small village in the Marjeoun district of Southern Lebanon. Its name means Bride Village. It is about 700m above sea level with a population about 14,500. Kfarkela is well known for its high quality olive oil, grapes, and bee honey in addition to many other farming activities.
Baalbek, the well known ancient Roman ruins, sits in the Beqaa Valley. Baalbek was originally dedicated to the Canaanite god, Baal. Later, it was renamed Heliopolis by the Romans who built an impressive temple complex for Bacchus, Jupiter, Venus and the Sun. Today, the annual Baalbeck International Festival takes place here and attracts artists and audience globally.