Travel Blogs from Beersheba, Israel

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Mizpe Ramon, Be'er Sheva, Israel travel blog

Mizpe Ramon

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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... we passed over were dried up, though.  We passed clumps of trees planted by the various funds that plant trees in Israel.  We passed illegal bedouin settlements with no water or electricity.  We even passed some random statues.  They ...

Stress, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Stress

A travel blog entry by romankr

Lights out....my heart stopped.... It's the nicest thing getting to work in the morning and like, from bygone experiences, the first view when you get to your sytsem is to the pressure gaugue....0 bar....ok every.....WHAT THE F*** 0?????? NOOOOOOOOOOOO ...

The Negev Desert, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

The Negev Desert

A travel blog entry by jmabro

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As a traveller one thing you are always certain about is change! Barry and Brenda were meant to join us today but unfortunately Barry was not well. So, when Emanuel arrived at 7:30 AM and told us this we asked the Samson family if they would like to join ...

Erster Besuch in der City und Webcam läuft, Sde Boker, Israel travel blog

Erster Besuch in der City und Webcam läuft

A travel blog entry by romankr

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Stardate 4:10:08, Captain's Log, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Stardate 4:10:08, Captain's Log

A travel blog entry by sloth

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... the poor dude's arm.  Whatever.  We're volunteers, not professionals.  Tremble in fear, ye citizens of Israel.  After securing a backboard, slapping on a neck brace, and beginning to ease the man out of his truck, the Natan ...

Abandon all hope, Ye who enter here., Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Abandon all hope, Ye who enter here.

A travel blog entry by sloth

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... Be'er Sheva.  In fact, leaving Be'er Sheva for Tel Aviv averages about 300% cheaper than leaving any other city in Israel.  This is because leaving Be'er Sheva is such a popular pastime for Be'er Shevians and other hapless visitors that find ...

In which Justin Rides on an Ambulance, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

In which Justin Rides on an Ambulance

A travel blog entry by sloth

... .  Then we got a call that a woman had gone unconscious.   People don't really pull over for ambulances in Israel, but that's okay, because Yakir is really good at driving the ambulance on the sidewalk.  We sped off to the scene, and we ...

The V Man Returns to Kibbutz Sufa, Kibbutz Sufa and Negev Desert, Israel travel blog

The V Man Returns to Kibbutz Sufa

A travel blog entry by vagabonder

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... three ate dinner together and then gazed at rainbow colored fireworks as they lit up the sky over Modiin. Morning next, Israel Independence Day, the V man devoured BBQed hamburgers and hot dogs in Tel Aviv together with Ayelet and her family. Yummy. ...

Dead Sea, Dead Sea, Israel travel blog

Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by shannon

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... , the scroll was found with the promise God made to the Jews. I thought it was neat. Today, the scrolls are in the Israel Archeological Museum in their own special building. We got to go see them the next day. The building is full of symbolism - kind ...

Day 8  - what do we appreciate: D-E-SER-T! T! T! T, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Day 8 - what do we appreciate: D-E-SER-T! T! T! T

A travel blog entry by wenzels

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... spent quite some time introducing it to the Navajo Indians in Arizona.   We then stopped briefly to take in the graves of Israel's founder and first President Ben Gurion in nearby Sede Buker before descending to the spring of En Avdat. It's in yet ...

back to campus, H.S.I., Israel travel blog

back to campus

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

In the morning we went to see the Israeli Museum. In the afternoon we went back to the Youth Village and layed out by the pool.  There were hundreds of young people there. We arrived back to our dorm that night.  Alon, Jodi, Jerome, Aaron ...

Beersheba, Shabat, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Beersheba, Shabat

A travel blog entry by israel2011

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... .  In order to attack Jerusalem from the coast an invading army would first have to take Lachish. On arrival at Beersheba we visited a war cemetery where 175 Australian diggers are buried.  A nearby park has also been built commemorating the ...

Second Stop, Be'er Sheva, Israel travel blog

Second Stop

A travel blog entry by mrsdbrowning

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Well today we spent the day with a Bedouin. He explained his side of the Israeli resettlement of them. We met an 83-year-old holocaust survivor who moved here from Hungary 60 years ago. He said he wanted to help the Bedouins because they have been in the ...

bus change in Be'er Sheva, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

bus change in Be'er Sheva

A travel blog entry by sarichka10

bus ...

Wedding, Be'er Sheva, Israel travel blog

Wedding

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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... ;forced me to pack some dirty clothes. 2- I had to go find a gift bag and greeting card as I didn't bring those things to Israel. The guy at the front desk of the hotel had given me directions last night on how to get to a shopping area ...

Weekend in Be'er Sheva, Be'er Sheva, Israel travel blog

Weekend in Be'er Sheva

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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This weekend, I went down to Be'er Sheva to visit my newlywed cousins.  Just like the other cousins, they took fabulous care of me while I was down there.  We hung out a lot and spent a lot of time having meals at various people's homes, none ...

Masada and Dead Sea, Be'er Sheva, Israel travel blog

Masada and Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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... result, the water level is rising, even though it isn't really increasing in volume.  He also explained that both Jordan and Israel are working together on preserving the water in the dead sea as both of the countries benefit from it.  It's nice ...

Roman, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Roman

A travel blog entry by romankr

Developing and characterizing biofilms grown from secondary / tertiary wastewater on RO/NF membranes ...

Try to figure out how to use this blog..., Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Try to figure out how to use this blog...

A travel blog entry by galdrorusa

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O.k. so I'm still at work trying to figure out how to manage my facebook friends to get notifications. I'm all excited about the flight tomorrow and hope there wont be any problems with our Alitalia flight ...

A Bit Too Much Adventure : See you all soon !, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

A Bit Too Much Adventure : See you all soon !

A travel blog entry by kgraney

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Hello everyone ! Well, Beersheba is famous now, but for all the wrong reasons. It has been a pretty tense couple of days. Last night the sirens went off and we heard our first rocket -- this morning they went off again and we saw a rocket right near the ...

Be'er Sheva Science Park, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Be'er Sheva Science Park

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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We went to the Beer Sheva science museum. The museum has two parts: inside and outside. Because it was hot, we started with the inside part in hopes that the outside would be nicer more towards evening. There are several floors of displays, all of which ...

Be'er Sheva again, Be'er Sheva, Israel travel blog

Be'er Sheva again

A travel blog entry by dani.bora

Second time in Be'er Sheva, more work with Bedouins and a bit more traveling around the ...

Heading to Jerusalem, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Heading to Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by barbh5889

... to be the first city the Israelites conquered when they were entering Cana after wondering in the wilderness 40 years. The second stop was Beersheba where Abram settled  and dug a well.  There  is still water in that well as it is at ...

Inspired to Empower, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Inspired to Empower

A travel blog entry by msdebbyleigh

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... of the African Hebrew Israeli Community. Three Generation of Black American who identify as the new Hebrew community, journeyed to Israel and not receives recognition by the Israeli Government.  Sarah, one of the social workers who participated at ...

Be'er Sheva  - Abraham's Well, Be'er Sheva, Israel travel blog

Be'er Sheva - Abraham's Well

A travel blog entry by vern_hakes

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... , dates to the 10th century B.C. Isaac, Jacob, Saul, the prophet Elijah and more are all noted in Scripture in connection with Beersheba. Identified in the Bible as the southernmost city ( thus the phrase "from Dan to Beersheba") of the Promised Land, the ...

Days 10 and 11 : Merry Christmas from Beersheva, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Days 10 and 11 : Merry Christmas from Beersheva

A travel blog entry by kgraney

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... harder time crossing into Bethlehem, even on Christmas. With the news about Gaza and the resumption of rocket strikes into Southern Israel, we have been really reminded of the poignancy of the wish for "Peace on Earth" during this season. Though everyone ...

Eight and Nine : School and IAF Museum, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Eight and Nine : School and IAF Museum

A travel blog entry by kgraney

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... too. The kids enjoyed sitting in the planes, and Sean and I enjoyed the exhibit about all the Soviet MIGs that had defected to Israel over the years (pilots and all). It was interesting to see all the young Israeli Air Force recruits there too and talk to ...

Ben Gurion University Campus, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Ben Gurion University Campus

A travel blog entry by kgraney

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Happy Hanukkah, everyone ! Hanukkah is, ironically, much less of a big deal here than it is at home. One of my Israeli colleagues at the University who has lived in the US says he actually likes it better in America ! Apparently only parents of small ...

Meeting New People, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

Meeting New People

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

After doing some site seeing here in Israel, I wanted to take a little time to relax before stating my volunteer work. So I worked with a guy , Mike Connell, in the Marine Corps and he is working here in Israel. He set me up with one of his coworkers that ...

First Day of exploring Israel, Beersheba, Israel travel blog

First Day of exploring Israel

A travel blog entry by amy8y8

... of it all was quite humorous when we reflected over it! We both got ready for bed, but I had a desire to write a blog entry of our first day of exploring Israel. It’s a very historically rich place and I am excited about what is to come. ...

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