Travel Blogs from Tiberias, 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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... and the well preserved mosiacs of a 4th century AD synagogue floor.   To get there, we drive through the city of Tiberias whose busy streets are full of so many double parked cars that it feels like an obstacle course to find a lane that is ...

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

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... map of eastern Golan.   We find the cherry trees, we find the UN monitoring vehicles that patrol the border between Syria and Israel, we find the kibbutz, but we don't find people to ask where the you-pick fields are.  The hours of the day ...

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

Day 9: Drive from Western Galilee to Vered Hagalil

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... at Vered Hagalil, we call it a night and happily doze off to sleep.  It was the end of our ninth day in Israel.  We have explored Tel Aviv, Zichron Ya'akov, Haifa, Akko and Rosh Hanikrah.  We have reached a milestone in our itinerary as we ...

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

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

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... your way, not getting hung up on "seeing the movie", and expecting the unexpected. We are so close to the northern most town of Israel, Metulla, that we decide to swing by and take a look.  If you squint your eyes and don't read the Hebrew signs, ...

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

Walking the Galilee with John the Baptist

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... Nazareth it's relatively easy to catch a bus to anywhere, so we set out in the morning and hopped on the bus to Tiberias.  From Tiberias, Travis and I had intended to bicycle around the famous sea, but expense and ease of travel and the fact that it ...

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

Israel Encore

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... , shot 5 people driving home from work. Saying a fond goodye to Rotem's family and many thanks for the tasty cooking, I headed to Tiberias. As soon as I got there I rented a bike and went hard out for a 40km round-trip to visit all the Christian ...

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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... the hotel. The next morning, we drove to the Sea of Galilee.  Our hotel for the next three nights is located in Tiberias.  We were fortunate to have a room with a beautiful view of the sea.  Unfortunately, we nearly suffocated from the ...

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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We left our hotel in BEAUTIFUL Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee. Then we went to the Mount of Beatitudes and we stood were Jesus would have stood in the Matthew 5:1. We then went to Tabgha, which is a german church on the sea of Galilee, we were supposed to ...

Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by godura

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... sites. It is also very significant for Christians because Jesus is said to have preached here and performed many miracles. Tiberias is settled on a hillside with a compact marina and promenade along the lakeside with settlements rising up the hillside ...

Hamat Gader, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Hamat Gader

A travel blog entry by martartu

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Отдых в Хамат ...

Cool sights and hot springs, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Cool sights and hot springs

A travel blog entry by oz8118

... built over the cave in which Prophet Elijah hid while God passed before him.  From there we travel to Megiddo, Nazareth, and Tiberias, where we check into the Nofim Hotel (www.nofim-hotel.co.il), have dinner, and sleep.  The Nofim is adjacent ...

Nazareth and Cana, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Nazareth and Cana

A travel blog entry by godura

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... collect water, did carpentry, spun yarn and knitted shawls etc. The olive oil press was particularly impressive.  We drove back to Tiberias by late afternoon and decided to just relax the rest of the day. We went down to the seaside and let the ...

Laid Back Day, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Laid Back Day

A travel blog entry by johnacac

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... and breezier than yesterday. We drove back down from the north to Tiberias and went to the Diamond Factory, a jewelry store here in Tiberias.  60% of the world's diamonds are cut here and the Factory gives you a brief tour and shows a movie about ...

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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Concensus:  One of the Best Days Ever, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Concensus: One of the Best Days Ever

A travel blog entry by turner72

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... port in this highly logical spot, there's probably a reason for it, possibly even reasons.  Problems:  1:  Israel has what's called a concordant shoreline, meaning that there is a inland mountain chain that parallels the coast, which means ...

First Real Day of Touring was a Good One, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

First Real Day of Touring was a Good One

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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... highlights: * First stop the ruins at the seaport of Ceseria - Built by Harrod the Great as the Roman Capital of ancient Israel (Some great pictures I'll eventually download.) * Port city of Haifa and Mt. Carmel to the Bahai World Center and Gardens ...

Stuck in the middle of Armageddon.., Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Stuck in the middle of Armageddon..

A travel blog entry by babamissesyou

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... 't want to have a glass of wine there?!  That was our last stop of the day, followed by a new hotel, this one in Tiberias, right on the Sea of Galilee. Hopefully I will be able to go back and post some pictures for you tomorrow - I'm having trouble ...

The Silent Partner Speaks, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

The Silent Partner Speaks

A travel blog entry by liliens

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I think it's about time that the Silent Partner speaks (or writes). David has done such a superb job of chronicling our activities that there is little to add. That leaves me to only record my reflections. My husband has aptly named this- "The Trip of a ...

Take 'Em to Caesarea Phillipi, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Take 'Em to Caesarea Phillipi

A travel blog entry by turner72

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... body of water and could easily see it all were it not for the reeds on the shore line-it's only about 3 miles across to Tiberias from this beach.  By merit of it being significantly below sea level (people don't realize that it's about 700 feet below ...

On the Way to Tiberias, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

On the Way to Tiberias

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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Today we travel through the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on Earth not under water at 1200 feet below sea level. We went to Masada on our way to the Dead Sea. Masada was a fortress built by King Herod and later used by the Jewish ...

Jewish Mysticism, Kibbutz and the Golan Heights, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Jewish Mysticism, Kibbutz and the Golan Heights

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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Jacqui and I had signed up an optional tour to the Golan Heights. We first stopped at the holy city of Safed, the centre of the mystical Kabbala.  We wandered through the streets and into a thriving artists' colony, along the way we visited an ...

Tiberias, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tiberias

A travel blog entry by ebolaben

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... we headed down the mountain with two 18 year old, M-16 decked out, paratroopers in the back seat of our Geo Metro-esque Hyundai. Got back to Tiberias, and jumped in a sheyrut (shared taxi) for the trip to Haifa to see Miles, Laurie, Daniel and ...

Rainbow gathering, Sea of Galilee, Israel travel blog

Rainbow gathering

A travel blog entry by jimmymacfad

... as long as I liked.  There was a stream in the valley, with water in it, which apparently is quite a rarity for Israel.  There was a main fire and then a kitchen fire.  People had spread themselves out throughout the valley and would come ...

Tsfat and Tiberias, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tsfat and Tiberias

A travel blog entry by bermack

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... he did not ask if I knew him. On we ventured to Tiberias, which is on the Sea of Galilee (aka Lake Kinneret).  Tiberias is mentioned in the new testament.  We walked through the old cemetery, which has graves in place that are over 1,000 years ...

Day 7: Atlit, Haifa, Druze Village and Tiberias, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Day 7: Atlit, Haifa, Druze Village and Tiberias

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... , those.  I bought an orange.  One shekel.  Go figure.  I'm not really big on souvenirs. Then we drove to Tiberias, on the Sea of Galilee.  It's hard to understand, as a Canadian, how important this lake is to Israel.  ...

gorgeous, friendly Tiberias, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

gorgeous, friendly Tiberias

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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... of Tiberias and the music suited it well. It was a nice end to the day for me. I really really really love Tiberias- everybody was so friendly, the city is very charming, the views are gorgeous. I think that this is a fabulous ...

Tunnels and Caves and Wheels, Oh My!, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tunnels and Caves and Wheels, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by liliens

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... the buses for the air-conditioned (ahh!) comfort of 4 wheels. We decided to rent a car to visit the northern part of Israel, comprising the Mediteranean coast from Tel Aviv up to the Lebanese border, and then over to the Sea of Galilee and Golan. Travel ...

I'm on a Boat (Don't you Ever Forget), Tiberias, Israel travel blog

I'm on a Boat (Don't you Ever Forget)

A travel blog entry by turner72

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Probably a little misrepresentative to make that my title, considering I was only on a boat for a while in the morning, but hush, I wanted it that way. So last night was epic and involved water and suspiciously little swimming suit, and that's all I have ...

walking on water, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

walking on water

A travel blog entry by babamissesyou

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So today we started out with a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.  It was so cool!  Well first it was a little surreal, as we pulled away from the dock they raised an American flag and played our national anthem.  It was a little weird and ...

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