Travel Blogs from Tiberias, Israel

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A 65 km bicycle tour., Tiberias, Israel travel blog

A 65 km bicycle tour.

A travel blog entry by andremaheux

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Jesus used to preach in the Tiberias Lake area and he performed many of his miracles in this region. I hired a bicycle and rode all around the lake, a 65 km ride. Here's what I found... ...

Following in His footsteps...sort of., Galilee, Israel travel blog

Following in His footsteps...sort of.

A travel blog entry by jaredandlucas

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... weren't able to hep, so he eventually offered to drive us part of the way. He dropped us (and our bikes) off about 6km outside of Tiberias, so we biked the rest of the way in the dark. Most of it was downhill, but the headwind was so strong that it felt ...

The Branch, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

The Branch

A travel blog entry by roughroadpilgri

... of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying, "Rise, take the child and his mother and go to the land of Israel, for those who sought the child's life are dead." And he rose and took the child and his mother and went to the land of Israel. ...

Cycling around Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Cycling around Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by mirco.k

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In Tiberias, I rented a bike, cycled to the Eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee (actually, it's a lake and no sea, I don't really know why it's called Sea...), camped there for a night and did the rest of the cycle around the lake the next day. Was good ...

A quick note, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

A quick note

A travel blog entry by holyland

Dear Friends and Family, Just a quick note today.  First thing this morning we went to the Mt. of Beatitudes for morning devotions.  We traveled then to Tel Dan in the north and then to the head waters of the Jordan river.  At Ceasarea ...

Wednesday in the Jordan Valley and Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Wednesday in the Jordan Valley and Galilee

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... mentioned several times in the Bible, for example Saul's and Jonathan's bodies were nailed to the walls by the Philistines after Israel's defeat at nearby Mt Gilboa. Jesus taught in the Decapolis cities too, so He may have walked these streets during His ...

Up to Galilee., Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Up to Galilee.

A travel blog entry by jaredandlucas

... ! After lunch, Jared and I headed to the bus station, passing through (standard) heavy security and getting on the bus to Tiberias. The countryside surprised me: I expected desert much like in Jordan, but we passed very fertile land - forests, fields, and ...

Tiberias, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tiberias

A travel blog entry by rvagabond

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... thought possible.  We headed to the Sea of Galilee which turned out much like the Jordan river to be a rather diminutive lake.  Tiberias is the only town of any size upon its shores.  It is a really pretty town built on a hillside.  ...

Israel Day 1, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Israel Day 1

A travel blog entry by katielee

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... for food that I didn't really like anyway, it was Arab food-not my first choice for dinning anytime soon. After lunch we drove to Tiberias, which is right on the Sea of Galilee, and checked in at the hotel. That night almost all of us walked down to the ...

Capernaum, Acre and Mt Carmel, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Capernaum, Acre and Mt Carmel

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... , which gave Doreen a good opening to explain that breakaway and mysterious sect of Islam, during our drive back to Tiberias.  They believe in Allah, but also believe there was another great prophet after Muhammad and also believe in ...

The Road to Jersualem, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

The Road to Jersualem

A travel blog entry by meganmargureite

... Mt of B.  I finished the day having a local beer (Maccabee) with this guide (Whesam) and talking about the people of Israel and the future of the nation.   I'm hoping to talk with him more in Jerusalem and get a locals view on ...

People pics posted by popular protest, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

People pics posted by popular protest

A travel blog entry by israel2011

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It is only a couple of days since we posted a photo of all of us, so it must be that GG ecclesia is desperately missing their absent members. Not a lot has changed in the past couple of day except for Mike who has a few additional hairs growing out of ...

By the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

By the Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by ecsflemings

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We didn't actually stay in Tiberias, but I wanted the map pin to move to the Sea of Galilee. We spent today driving all the way around the Sea of Galilee stopping at the exit and entrance of the Jordan River, viewing the place where Jesus cast the demons ...

Mysticism and Art, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Mysticism and Art

A travel blog entry by jdoyle

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... time here, I may want to come back and see why I felt like this may be a special place. We continue our tour back towards Tiberias and stop at a hot spring, but its more like a hot pool for some relaxing right along the sea. Although it has only been one ...

Earthquake, Arriving at Sea, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Earthquake, Arriving at Sea

A travel blog entry by travelintommy

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... names.  It was fun chatting with them! Our Israeli guide, Amir, is amazing.  He is so passionate about the history of Israel and is so interesting to listen to.  By the way, he said Amir in hebrew means "uppermost branch of a ...

Gamla, Tel Hazor, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Gamla, Tel Hazor

A travel blog entry by israel2011

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Our memorial meeting was held high on the Golan Heights to the east overlooking the Sea of Galilee. We continue on the Golan Heights and spend some time at the Gamla National Park, followed by Tel Hazor to the north. We enjoy a boat ride on ...

Israel Day 2, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Israel Day 2

A travel blog entry by katielee

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This morning was our first full day to spend in Tiberias and the surrounding area so we of course had to get an early start. We started the morning by taking a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee in a replica of The Jesus Boat. On the boat ride the people ...

Water into wine, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Water into wine

A travel blog entry by israel2011

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... aliyah and become citizens of Israel, and voluntarily joined the IDF to do their military service. Our last evening in Israel was a special dinner at a restaurant at Tiberius overlooking the beautiful Sea of Galilee.  A perfect setting for our ...

High Mountains, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

High Mountains

A travel blog entry by israel2011

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Early start required as there is a big day ahead, weather clearing. Our bus can only take us so far up Mount Tabor at which point we take a number of small buses to the top.  While waiting for the small buses we join in song with some Polish ...

Tel Dan, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tel Dan

A travel blog entry by israel2011

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... which were used as defences during past wars. It was a particulalry strategic location in the Yom Kippur war in 1973 as an observation point as Israel desperately defended the Golan Heights. After dinner time to relax in hot spring water. ...

Caesarea, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Caesarea

A travel blog entry by israel2011

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... allowed the city to hold out for significant periods of time when under threat. It was at Megiddo that Josiah, one of Israel's greatest reformist kings, was killed by Pharaoh Neco. Before arriving at Tiberius, our home for the next 6 days, we visited ...

Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Galilee

A travel blog entry by israel2011

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... !  Of interest was the black basalt stone used to construct the building, nearly everything we have seen to date in Israel having been built from the more typical white limestone. The Sea of Galilee is only about 20km long, consequently it does ...

Tiberius...by the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tiberius...by the Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by dlynnfontanini

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... .  One area that we drove by had once been swamp land, but now (since 1940) produces delicious fruits and vegetables.  Israel is a remarkable country and so diverse from one region to the other.   If you visit Galilee, be sure to ...

Tel-Aviv to Tiberias and Beyond, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tel-Aviv to Tiberias and Beyond

A travel blog entry by meganmargureite

Well... I made it to Tel-Aviv and on to Tiberias.  From the highway at night Israel looks strangely the same as MN (Burger King and McDonalds included).  This morning brought a pleasant surprise as our hotel is located right on the Sea of ...

Northern Israel, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Northern Israel

A travel blog entry by 4tumbleweeds

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... , not a sea – and includes views of Capernaum and the Mount of the Beatitudes, where the man himself spent time.  Tiberias is also pretty heavily orthodox; there was a lot of black in evidence. Tiberias itself is known as a resort city; there ...

Northern Israel (by Elias), Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Northern Israel (by Elias)

A travel blog entry by 4tumbleweeds

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From the Dead Sea, we went to Tiberias, which is near the Sea of Galilee. We drove to Nimrod Fortress. On the way, we saw landmines. While we were there, we heard bombs in Lebanon. We also went to a place called Akko. In Akko, we went to two secret ...

Up at the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Up at the Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by worldbefree

Arrived at 4AM without a ...

Day 2 - Tiberias (Leonardo Plaza Hotel), Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Day 2 - Tiberias (Leonardo Plaza Hotel)

A travel blog entry by michaelsotosr

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Dinner and overnight overlooking the Sea of Galilee.  Narrative ...

A holy trail - Nazareth to the Sea (of Galilee), Tiberias, Israel travel blog

A holy trail - Nazareth to the Sea (of Galilee)

A travel blog entry by debbie.chung

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... we headed for Tiberius on the shores of the Sea of Galilee but not before a brief visit to Metulla, the northernmost town of Israel. From a high vantage there, we could see across the border into Lebanon. The Scots Hotel is located near the shore of the ...

A pilgrim's progress ..., Tiberias, Israel travel blog

A pilgrim's progress ...

A travel blog entry by debbie.chung

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Skipped breakfast this morning as Iris had booked a brunch for us at the hotel which started from 1130. After a quick coffee (and shortbread, compliments of the Scots Hotel) in their room, we drove to the northern shores of the Sea of Galilee.  In ...

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