Travel Blogs from Tel Aviv, Israel

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Shabbat in Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Shabbat in Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by salmorton01

4

... of visible religious activity. One other thing that is brought home to you here is that there is no service culture in Israel despite their active tourist industry. Staff are often surly and offer disintested service. A basic arrogance in the people I ...

Last Day in Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel travel blog

Last Day in Israel

A travel blog entry by lewvan

4

... truth, despite being in the midst of personal turmoil, since her youth, and somehow ended up living in Tel Aviv. A young man who has lived in Israel his whole life and discovered God's word because, by chance, his unbelieving father had a Bible in ...

The meaning of life, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

The meaning of life

A travel blog entry by yorron

I wonder if our living experience here is one of constant expansion and contraction, similar to the way the heart works. So we experience joyful expansions as well as fearful contractions no matter what, which would explain the ups and downs of life. ...

The Miracle that is Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

The Miracle that is Israel

A travel blog entry by liliens

2

... , and the grounds were beautifully landscaped. We took a nearby train to the home of Bonnie's cousins in a newer community halfway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, called Modi'in. We were picked up at the station, and the warm welcome we received was ...

Tel Aviv is Victoria with more Yarmulkes, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Tel Aviv is Victoria with more Yarmulkes

A travel blog entry by debde-lish

1

... skirts and induces them to busk and sell hand crafts and open stores selling marijuana paraphenalia? Given a choice between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, I would choose Jerusalem every time. The spirituality and history just seemed to hang in the air. It ...

Model United Nations conference in Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Model United Nations conference in Israel

A travel blog entry by cotafamily4

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... the world stage... exacerbated by the media of course... causing ethnic, national and religious discrimination between the countries of Israel and Turkey started heating up... I wrote additional letters to parents, talked with my students some more and ...

Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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Tel Aviv is a complete contrast. Only an hour by bus from Jerusalem, suddenly we could be in any western city anywhere. The city is small - the population is only 400,000 but the cafe culture is strong and the average citizen fairly wealthy. So close to ...

Double Sabbaths, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel travel blog

Double Sabbaths

A travel blog entry by lewvan

2

... the Passover season when it's OK to eat leaven again. A Moroccan Jewish celebration widely practiced by many in Israel, especially in a place like Tel Aviv. We skipped the party, opting instead to run for pizza. I say run because Steven and I actually ...

National Holidays, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

National Holidays

A travel blog entry by melindaerickson

3

... along Rothschild's  tree-lined median to see examples of Bauhaus architecture, we came across Independence Hall, the house where Tel Aviv's first mayor, Dizengoff, lived and where Ben Gurion, in 1948, announced the creation of the state of Israel. ...

Present, past, and future, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Present, past, and future

A travel blog entry by yorron

The more I see the present moment from the most harmonious perspective, The more positive memories I gather. The more positive memories I have, The stronger my belief that an harmonious future is ahead of ...

Bah Mitzvahs and Odd and Ends, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Bah Mitzvahs and Odd and Ends

A travel blog entry by gregd999

4

... but also had another function in that it was built along the route of the old border post 1948 between the jewish Palestine/Israel and the west bank territory controlled by Jordan. It was effectively the country's border which cut, a bit like Berlin, ...

Day 2: Arrival & Transfer, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Day 2: Arrival & Transfer

A travel blog entry by brentgoers

1
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... about family.  Although from totally different walks of life, we laughed and enjoyed each other's company. Upon arrival in Tel Aviv, we went through Customs (which was fast), got our checked luggage, and met the other American tour group members ...

Vertical distance, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Vertical distance

A travel blog entry by maxint

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Finally I managed to upload the Tour de France's stages alonh with the altitudes (there was some javascript work there even!) to MapSource. What I see now is even less encouraging than it was before - take a look at the picture. They say it took them 9h ...

Sabbath, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Sabbath

A travel blog entry by rutgervd

Had a good night sleep after all the dancing last night. At first I was thinking about playing the 'groupie' for another day, making my way down to Eilat again to visit another performance of Astral Projection. But since there were no buses any more ...

Theory of relativity, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Theory of relativity

A travel blog entry by maxint

... ? The maximal height is 2000 meters, but the accumulative accent is probably twice as much. The only climbs I did were going from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and from Kiryat Shmona to Nevet Ativ. These are not only "half tall" relatively the Stage #7, but much ...

Hectic travelling day: captain's log supplemental., From Tel Aviv, Israel to Petra, Jordan travel blog

Hectic travelling day: captain's log supplemental.

A travel blog entry by rutgervd

... 't make it in time. After some cuddly-puppy faces, they offer to have it ready at 11:30. [9:45] Stroll around again in Tel Aviv. [10:30] Found the diamond museum, get in for free somehow and spend an hour learning about these precious little gems. ...

Visiting Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Visiting Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by flatstanley

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... the Friday demonstration, Aunt Jen thought that perhaps I needed some good r&r so she took me to visit some friends of hers in Tel Aviv. I got to meet her friend Yael and her boyfriend and then another friend Eli took me to hang out on the beach. Eli ...

Last Day Of Work / Back To Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Last Day Of Work / Back To Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by oberkorn818

15

... a chore, as none of the gas pumps are in English. I got a guy to handle the full service part of that equation and headed into Tel Aviv. It was supposed to take an hour to get to the hotel, but as I was traveling, accidents happened and the all ways into ...

Old Jaffo, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Old Jaffo

A travel blog entry by rama0999

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Today we went and walked around the old city in Tel Aviv, Old Jaffo. Afterwards we looked for a lunch place for what seemed like ...

Eind van het liftavontuur, verveling, Israël, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Eind van het liftavontuur, verveling, Israël

A travel blog entry by mariaklonhammer

6

... hebben over het leger is ontzetten interessant en ook zelfs leerzaam. De twee dagen daarna gingen we naar het strand in Tel Aviv, aten eindeloze hoeveelheden hoemoes en ander eten, gingen naar het zwembad, bezochten het Arabische stadje Akko en genoten ...

Travelling Hordes Converge, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Travelling Hordes Converge

A travel blog entry by plyc

2

... joined us - and our friendly bus driver Yosef. Everyone who was scheduled to land by now has landed and joined the group, I await the balance in the airport. The bus has left for an impromptu tour of Tel Aviv while we wait for the remainder to come. ...

What's the weather like in Barcelona?, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

What's the weather like in Barcelona?

A travel blog entry by maxint

2 days to go... The weather report for 25th in Barcelona was upgraded to Chance of T-storms, 30% chance of precipitation , and it's even more fun in Andorra: fat 50% Chance of a Thunderstorm are expected there in the afternoon... Probably it's the time ...

I'm Back, Tel aviv, Israel travel blog

I'm Back

A travel blog entry by yam_cina

4

... flight from Sydney to Bangkock on the 11th and then the flight to Israel. The flights were good and the feeling of landing in Israel was amazing. Those I landed in Israel and arrived back to my home in Ein Harod I still feeling that I'm not really at ...

good bye niki and tal, Tel aviv, Israel travel blog

good bye niki and tal

A travel blog entry by salkelely

went to a really cool bar on our last nıght.  was such a nıce way to fınısh our tıme together.  bye guys, love you heaps, cant waıt til next ...

Israel!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Israel!

A travel blog entry by torilusk

Hey everyone! Just a quick update to say that I'm currently in Israel. I got here today and am going through a bit of a culture shock even though I haven't actually had a chance to get out and see much yet. Shocker #1: Climate change. It's soooo nice ...

De Sharm a Tel Aviv, que hermosa ciudad, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

De Sharm a Tel Aviv, que hermosa ciudad

A travel blog entry by cpodesta

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Motorway madness, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Motorway madness

A travel blog entry by salmorton01

... fire! (Derek - I think they were largely Jewish people who were so pleased at being back in their perceived homeland.) We were met at Tel Aviv airport and escorted to a hire car that took us to our hotel where we checked in and then had a walk and dinner ...

Shalom Haverim!!!!!!, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Zichron Yaacov, Israel travel blog

Shalom Haverim!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by vagabonder

... Village], flavored hood). After breakfast, the V Man accompanied Amir on a couple of errands including a stop at the Tel Aviv equivalent of the S.P.C.A. to search for a canine companion. The candidates were cute, and interviewed well, but none were ...

Ready to go!?, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Ready to go!?

A travel blog entry by maxint

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5 days to start. Well, I'm already packed... mostly :) Here you can see the 85 liter pannier I got from Moscow! Initially I was afraid it's too big, but not it looks just fine to me. I'll see how is it on the go ...

Endings and Beginnings, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Endings and Beginnings

A travel blog entry by havah

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... from somewhere. At least that's what I think they were. I did read later in the paper about a few terrorist plots in both Tel Aviv and Jerusalem that were stopped. Security was very high for the entire period of the high holidays. At 4 o'clock, ...

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