Travel Blogs from Haifa, Israel

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Day 6:  Haifa, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Day 6: Haifa

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... nbsp; I am getting a little anxious, and Harvey is assuring me that everything will be fine.   The road signs into Haifa from Zichron are excellent, so without any difficulty we find ourselves in Haifa.   Our goal was to find the three ...

Haifa: The Port City, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Haifa: The Port City

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... faith was started in Haifa as yet another break off from Islam, and now the 4th monotheistic religion to claim Israel as its holy land. They basically believe that nature's beauty will overcome and have created aesthetically beautiful sites around the ...

Bahia Temple and nothing ELSE!, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Bahia Temple and nothing ELSE!

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Ok, the dates on all of my Israel entries are totally screwed up.... but at least everything are in order! Haifa is a town 2 hours north of Tel Aviv by the ocean. It's supposed to be a really nice town known for the huge Bahrain Temple that is ...

This won't hurt a bit., Haifa, Israel travel blog

This won't hurt a bit.

A travel blog entry by rebn

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... need/want to do, and casually chatting with random people isn't on the list of priorities. This dynamic isn't wholly restricted to Israel; things wouldn't be much different if I was a visitor in Detroit, or Atlanta. This has proved to be the hardest ...

Here in Haifa!, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Here in Haifa!

A travel blog entry by mira

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... , I find Haifa a lot more fascinating than Tel Aviv. As I may have written before, when I first arrived in Israel, I was pretty astounded at the extreme division between Jewish and Arab communities. I guess I expected slightly more integration, either ...

Haifa, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Haifa

A travel blog entry by alicegismonti

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Zoo, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Zoo

A travel blog entry by martartu

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All around town, Around town, Caesarea, and Haifa, Israel travel blog

All around town

A travel blog entry by aarika

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... is a mountain with nothing towards the base - just a full city popping out of the top.  It's also Israel's main Navy point.  As we drove around Haifa and took it in we came across The Shrine of the Bab Terraces and Gardens.  Not even going ...

Haifa! 9 hours of beach time., Haifa, Israel travel blog

Haifa! 9 hours of beach time.

A travel blog entry by davidandamy

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The apartment that we are staying at in Neve Sh'anan belongs to my Grandmothers good friend Ceda, who kindly is letting us stay there for free. Ceda's brother Nachum, who also lives in the building, told us yesterday that he would drive us ...

Moving day, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Moving day

A travel blog entry by bermack

... door, he sells all the handmade Druze goods.  Sarah got herself a gorgeous handwoven silk scarf. It was a nice drive back into Haifa.  Frank and Sarah went for a walk down to the beach, and we relaxed.  Later in the evening we headed up to ...

Charlie Chaplin Festival and daily life in Haifa, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Charlie Chaplin Festival and daily life in Haifa

A travel blog entry by davidandamy

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... , but in our hurry David dropped his wallet in the cab!  Fortunately for David all he had in his wallet was 20 shekels, his Haifa I.D. card, and his debit card - the rest of his money, his IDs, and his credit card he just happened to take out of his ...

Day 54 Haifa, Israel, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Day 54 Haifa, Israel

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise

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Today we had a long 10 hour tour Safed, Kibbutz, and the Golan Heights.  We had to clear customs through the Israel officers then we were off in our coach. Israel is a beautiful country, lots of nice buildings, homes, lush green areas, flowers, ...

Catching up, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Catching up

A travel blog entry by bermack

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... just taking it as it goes. We did catch the flea market on a saturday, which is down in the arab lower section of old Haifa. Lots of old neat stuff, nothing that we wanted to shlep home.  Amazing what some people hoard. When I was here volunteering ...

Haifa, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Haifa

A travel blog entry by jstern

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The plan, Haifa, Israel travel blog

The plan

A travel blog entry by danp

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... my second year at the Technion, doing research in physics,and at the same time trying to learn as much as I could about Israel and the Middle East. I was taking lessons of Hebrew and Arabic, and reading everything I could find about the region, from ...

Haifa, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Haifa

A travel blog entry by romankr

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Back to Haifa!, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Back to Haifa!

A travel blog entry by davidandamy

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During the month of September David and I spent a lot of time in and out of Haifa.  While we were here we were sure to take advantage of being able to simply relax at home, hang out at the beach, and see friends from Ulpan, plus we snuck in a quick ...

Now settled in Haifa, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Now settled in Haifa

A travel blog entry by bermack

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... there around 900 in the evening. This morning we packed up and said our goodbyes for now.  Headed out and made our way to Haifa, where we are staying for the month of March.  Our apartment is just across the Hwy 4 from the beach.  Today is ...

Nochmal nur Tourist sein, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Nochmal nur Tourist sein

A travel blog entry by brisko

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... verdammt coolen und entspannten Nachmittag hatte, sehe ich ihn jetzt einfach mal als meinen Couchsurfing-Ersatz fuer Haifa an. So. Was mir aber bislang nicht als Israel gefaellt: Man gibt sich hier nicht sehr viel Muehe mit Englisch. Zwar ist der ...

Hadar and Carmel areas, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Hadar and Carmel areas

A travel blog entry by bermack

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...  We decided to not go to the beach.  Instead we head to the Hadar area.  This is the central part of Haifa, halfway up the hill.  Haifa is built mostly on the Carmel mountain, with the top part called the Carmel, halfway is the Hadar, ...

Rest, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Rest

A travel blog entry by homersim

... Siwa as well as from Cairo to Taba, which is at the Israeli border.  I'm now staying at my friend Amir's house in northern Israel for a couple weeks.  It's nice to have an actual place to stay, do laundry, and of course save money, as Israel is ...

Exploring Haifa, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Exploring Haifa

A travel blog entry by greatescapes

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... museum, established in 1983, is housed in a historic building that was designed as the first home of the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology, until it relocated to its current campus. On a visit to the Technion in 1923, Albert Einstein ...

Doh! + Traveller's Seduction Tip 2, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Doh! + Traveller's Seduction Tip 2

A travel blog entry by gouldy

... . The hostel lent me some money to keep me going. I paid for dinner and walked around for a bit. For the first time in Israel I saw what looked like Israeli and Arab kids (about 10 years old) playing together. I ended up going back to Eli's pub before ...

Daily life in Israel..., Haifa, Israel travel blog

Daily life in Israel...

A travel blog entry by mira

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Shalom! Just came back from a trip driving around Northern Israel - Galilee/Golan area. Went to the beautiful beaches north of Haifa and then inland to the mountains and countryside. We went to an amazing restaurant that was set up high in the ...

trip to the chocolate factory, Haifa, Israel travel blog

trip to the chocolate factory

A travel blog entry by gouldy

... . I dont think there was a single person that didnt stuff themselves silly and come out feeling sick. After that was a visit to Haifa -Israels northern most major city - with a guided walk. Unfortunately it was all a bit rushed. We were not even able ...

journey to Haifa + traveller's seduction tip 1, Haifa, Israel travel blog

journey to Haifa + traveller's seduction tip 1

A travel blog entry by gouldy

... ear. I thought about biting the bullet and getting a private room for the next night. but by the time I left the budget traveller thing took over and I booked another night in the dorm before leaving for a day in Haifa ...an eventful day to be ...

the straw that broke the camel's back, Haifa, Israel travel blog

the straw that broke the camel's back

A travel blog entry by gouldy

... back but it was nice taking advantage of the free ulpan etc. This was the last straw. I made and put into action a new plan. . it may be the last stage of my journey in Israel, or the first stage of a new life. I was off to Jerusalem, to a ...

Haifa, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Haifa

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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The next morning, we got up at about 8, had a nice Israeli breakfast, and headed north to Haifa for the day.  I love Israeli breakfasts.  It's so much more substantial than the standard American sugarbread breakfast of cereal, french toast, ...

Two buses too much, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Two buses too much

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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Bus to Tel Aviv then bus to Haifa. Local bus to hostel which ended up as a city tour. Bus driver spoke no english so we passed our stop and had to take the bus back to the city center. Checked into the Port Inn and walked up mount Carmel for a night view ...

Haifa, environs and Tzfat, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Haifa, environs and Tzfat

A travel blog entry by aarondewitt

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... february my ulpan at the hebrew university finished.  i went to tel aviv, spent the weekend with my friends, then headed to haifa. haifa is israel's third city and largest port.  it takes about an hour and a bit to get there by train from ...

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