- located in El-Mina-Tripoli. ...El Mina, is located in the North Lebanon and is 85 Km away from Beirut. Our event starts as following Meeting Point : Saseen Square Time : 8 :30 am where u can park ur cars to take the bus to our destination we will have a small stop to get supplies for the event then we will be heading towards EL Mina- Tripoli where we will then continue by boat to see the 7 islands on our way (4 of these are officially declared as natural reserves) before we settle in Palm Island also known as Al Aranib island. The 7 Islands are: • Al-Bakkar (The Cowman) island: (Commonly known as Abdul Wahab Island) is the closest island to the coastline, and can be reached by crossing a bridge. • Al-Nakhl (Palm Tree) Island or commonly known as Al-Aranib Island (The Rabbits): is the second largest island and is declared a national fish preservation. • Al-Billan (named after a type of plant that grows on it): is the Largest island and contains a small cavern on the west side. • Al-Ramkin also known as Al-Fannar: El-Mina's farthest island, and has a lighthouse. The island was frequented by slain Prime Minister Rashid Karami, who sought refuge at the island for moments of peace and quiet. • Sananee: is also a natural preserve where sea turtles lay their eggs. • Al-Rmayleh: is one the smaller islands its name is derived from the existence of a small beach on it. • Al-Ashak (lovers) island also known as El-Tenieh (the second). • Al-Telteh (the third): is a flat rocky island midway between the coastline and the farthest island, Al-Ramkin. • Al-Rabha (the fourth) also known as Al-Maatih (the cut off): is the smallest island and is used as a docking place by fishermen while out at sea.
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