Travel Blogs from Tiberias, Israel

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Driving the Golan Heights, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Driving the Golan Heights

A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle

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... , the highest mountain in Israel.  You could also see old Syrian battlements in the middle of modern orchards. Then drove back to Tiberias through some more of the Golan.  The area has great scenery and I can imagine it will be very hard for ...

Swiming in the Jordan River &the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Swiming in the Jordan River &the Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by travelingwests

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We spent the day swimming in the Jordan River where it pours out of the Sea of Galilee refreshing the Jordan Valley. It was a very special day, the kind that childhood memories come from! This is a very significant place for our family, as we have many ...

Visiting The Miracle Sites, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Visiting The Miracle Sites

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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... a boat on the Sea for the trip back to Tiberias, whilst others of us took the opportunity to walk around the Tiberias waterfront, looking at the Crusader Castles that had been turned into Chinese restaurants and Italian gelati shops. The read out on the ...

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 ...

Thongs in Tiberius! causes traffic chaos, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Thongs in Tiberius! causes traffic chaos

A travel blog entry by piptrish

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Good Morning Happy Readers, and a jolly good one it is.   It's Shabbat today.   Again up bright and bubbly (especially for Trishy whose just put a load of washing on). We all rushed out, flung open the curtains to greet the new day.... And yes ...

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 ...

Galavanting around Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Galavanting around Galilee

A travel blog entry by piptrish

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... 21km long and 13km across at its widest point, with a maximum depth of 43 metres. Its other names include the Sea of Tiberias, the Lake of Gennesaret and (in Hebrew) Lake Chinnereth or Kinneret.   Our half an hour was up so we headed ...

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 ...

Breakfast at Tiberias, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Breakfast at Tiberias

A travel blog entry by jameswhite0123

... with homemade bread and an assortment of stuff I didn't really ask. By 3:30 I started heading to the bus stop again for Tiberias (where I was staying that night).  Tiberias as a city is a bit of a dump, with flashing neon lights on buildings making ...

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 ...

Dealing with the dust dilemma., Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Dealing with the dust dilemma.

A travel blog entry by piptrish

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Good Morning to you all.   Woke to a new day... but a very dusty one. Not a breath of wind in the air, everything still and stagnant. Blah blah blah.  What can we do?  As we were unable to see much due to the dust dilemma, it was decided ...

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 ...

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 ...

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