Travel Blogs from Galilee, Israel

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Day 13: Korazim,Nof Ginossar,Hammat Gader,Hula, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Day 13: Korazim,Nof Ginossar,Hammat Gader,Hula

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... shoulders and note that some day we may find out.  Our next stop is Kibbutz Nof Ginosar and the display of the ancient Galilee boat dating back 2014 years!  It is housed in a beautiful modern building next to the Sea of Galilee.  The ...

Tiberias and the North (Golan Heights), Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tiberias and the North (Golan Heights)

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Finally, some good exercise!  We wake up bright and early for a morning hike in the Golan Heights, a disputed territory that Israel captured from Syria in the Yom Kippur war.  Yael, our guide, has us play a fun game as we trek down the ...

Day 10:  Eastern Galilee and Golan, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Day 10: Eastern Galilee and Golan

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Before departing for Israel, I had read guidebooks and scoured the web for sites to see.  In the Galilee, the number of interesting historical and religious sites as well as nature preserves and national parks is overwhelming.  We could easily ...

Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus, Capernaum, Israel travel blog

Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... , were evergreen oak and Lebanon cedar, both of which would have grown in the Mediterranean climate surrounding the Sea of Galilee.  Today these species are rare; natural climax forests where these trees are found are uncommon, replaced by fields, ...

Escping Yom Kipur, Nazareth, Israel travel blog

Escping Yom Kipur

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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... home with their families fasting and praying on that day. Non religious Israelis stay home, watch video and stuff themselves. No such thing in Natzaret, an 80% Muslim town in the North of Israel, where Jesus Christ have spend his childhood, the bible ...

Nazareth, Nazareth, Israel travel blog

Nazareth

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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Day 11:  Tzfat, Safed, Israel travel blog

Day 11: Tzfat

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... who are playing and at the same time raising some money.    That will be for our next trip to Israel! Monday's intention is "Keep Perspective.  All things are transient.  (Subtitle:  This too will pass).  Today there ...

Day 9: Drive from Western Galilee to Vered Hagalil, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Day 9: Drive from Western Galilee to Vered Hagalil

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... sit at the picnic table outside our zimmer, and review the road map and possible stops along the drive east from our western Galilee location to Vered Hagalil, our lodging for the next five nights.  We decide on the northern route, Route 89, so that ...

Day12:Tel Hazor, Tel Dan, Tel Hai,  Metulla, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Day12:Tel Hazor, Tel Dan, Tel Hai, Metulla

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... and we comment that we haven't heard the sound of water here in Israel.  The wind has been with us every day in the Galilee, so now we have both together.     There are a few alternatives for walking the site.  They have short, ...

Jesus' birth home, Nazareth, Israel travel blog

Jesus' birth home

A travel blog entry by eric

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I made a short stop in Nazareth on the way to Galilee.  It's a small city situated along the side of a hill.  As soon as I got out of the bus, I started looking for the cliffs over which the townspeople tried to throw Jesus. The main sight in ...

Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Israel travel blog

Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by eric

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... nbsp; I was a little shocked at first.  I just stood there staring at the sites. I do understand why Jesus moved to Galilee.  The landscape is beautiful.  Much more colorful than the Dead Sea and the Judean desert. My father brought home a ...

The Jesus Trail, Nazareth, Israel travel blog

The Jesus Trail

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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I thought it was a bad situation when we were dropped off at an unspecified location in Nazareth without a map as it was getting dark.  But when we stumbled into the Sisters of Nazareth Convent and the lady cheerfully informed us that they were ...

Walking the Galilee with John the Baptist, Tiberius, Israel travel blog

Walking the Galilee with John the Baptist

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... 've developed a slightly innacurate ploy to make you interested in reading.  We didn't.  We actually walked around the Galilee with John the Baptist - Jean-Baptiste, French student lately come from Lebanon.  He was possibly the most easily ...

Miracles in Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Israel travel blog

Miracles in Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by laorfamily

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... go to the Church of Annunciation (St. Gabriel) located in the downtown Nazareth, and afterwards take a drive to the Sea of Galilee. Downtown Nazareth is one of those places that one has to experience themselves.  We believe that it is a miracle ...

Israel Encore, Tel Aviv, Nazareth, Kibbutz Ga'ton, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Israel Encore

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... fully recommend making time to go there. I saw Mike off on his return journey to NZ and headed north to see the Galilee. It was great travelling with Mike, having someone to talk strategy, politics and social values with. First, I tried to ...

North Isreal, Golan Heights, Israel travel blog

North Isreal

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... town. We ended getting picked up by an off duty solider that drove us to a town where we could catch a bus to the Sea of Galilee. The solider gave us a little tour of his town (which was by the Lebanon border) and showed us a house that was hit by a ...

Walking Where Jesus Walked and Shooting Uzi's, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Walking Where Jesus Walked and Shooting Uzi's

A travel blog entry by billandsara

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... 's sites include the Mount of Beatitudes, Tabgha, Capernaum, the Primacy of Peter, Gadara, a boat ride across the sea of Galilee, a museum tour with an original fishing boat from the time of Christ, and baptisms in the Jordan River.  About half of ...

Tiberias, Mt. of Beatitutes, Tabgha, and more..., Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tiberias, Mt. of Beatitutes, Tabgha, and more...

A travel blog entry by adamunderkofler

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... which was probably the meal that Jesus ate everyday which is really neat. Then we went on a boat ride across the Sea of Galilee and turned off the engines and just had a moment of silence and imagined that we were floating were Jesus and his Disciples ...

Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by godura

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... check out by 9:15 and by 9:30 we were on the road to Tiberias, a city on the western shores of the Sea of Galilee in the north of Israel. We drove east on Rt 1 toward the Dead sea, stopping for pictures at a scenic spot that demarcates sea level. This ...

Hamat Gader, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Hamat Gader

A travel blog entry by martartu

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Отдых в Хамат ...

Schlussetappe, Nazareth, Israel travel blog

Schlussetappe

A travel blog entry by brisko

Heute war mein letzter Tag im Fauzi. Wieder einmal unfassbar, wie die Zeit vergeht! Heute vor genau sechs Wochen bin ich hier angekommen und hab von da an die vielleicht beste Zeit meiner Reise gehabt, auf jeden Fall den besten Job. Zum Abschluss habe ...

hangıng where jesus hung..., Nazareth, Israel travel blog

hangıng where jesus hung...

A travel blog entry by salkelely

more relıgıous sıte seeıng to be fılld ın soon also saw the wall!!!! cant beleıve how close ı was to west ...

Cool sights and hot springs, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Cool sights and hot springs

A travel blog entry by oz8118

... the ancient Tiberias Hot Springs built by Herod Antipas (it has been remodeled since he built it).  As guests of the hotel we have free access to the hot springs!  You may want to cool off with a jump into the Sea of Galilee between ...

Nazareth and Cana, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Nazareth and Cana

A travel blog entry by godura

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... that while it does its job of navigating very well, it does a terrible job of helping you look for places to go. In Israel, for whatever reason, they simply cannot standardize on the correct spelling of a place or street name. It could be spelt Ha-Kishon ...

Eine Hochzeit und kein Todesfall (puh!), Nazareth, Israel travel blog

Eine Hochzeit und kein Todesfall (puh!)

A travel blog entry by brisko

Einige Personen in meinem Umfeld hier waren geschockt, als ich offenbart habe, dass ich noch nie auf einer Hochzeit war. Was daran so schlimm sein soll, weiss ich nicht, jedenfalls hat sich das letzten Sonntag geaendaert, denn eine Freundin von meiner ...

Laid Back Day, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Laid Back Day

A travel blog entry by johnacac

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... a 40-minute drive up to Tel Dan Nature Preserve.  This area is a beautiful area so different from the rest of Israel, complete with thick forest where the headwaters of the Jordan River are found.  The sound of running creek water was refreshing ...

Tras los pasos de 20 meses de Jesus en 1 dia, Nazareth y Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tras los pasos de 20 meses de Jesus en 1 dia

A travel blog entry by cpodesta

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Cesárea, Monte Carmel y Nazaret, Nazareth, Israel travel blog

Cesárea, Monte Carmel y Nazaret

A travel blog entry by jase-edma

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... were Jesus grew up and lived and that now looks like any other modern place in the world. Tonight we are staying at the Sea of Galilee shoreline. Which by the way is not salty water, it's a big lake in the Jordan River that for no reason is called a sea, ...

4-years Birthday Party, Nazereth-Illit, Israel travel blog

4-years Birthday Party

A travel blog entry by martartu

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Артурчику и Мартюше 4 ...

We start our trip in Israel, Emek Izrael, Israel travel blog

We start our trip in Israel

A travel blog entry by millertravel

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Well, we are one step away from departing Israel to start our big trip. We left our apartment in Tel Aviv and moved north (still in Israel) to stay with our family till the big date (Jan 5th, 2009). We love it here, this is where we grow-up and the ...

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