Travel Blogs from Tiberias, Israel

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The Loyal Druze and Jethro the Prophet, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

The Loyal Druze and Jethro the Prophet

A travel blog entry by samcohon

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... the Battle of the Horns of Hattin.  Today there are about 1.5 million Druze in the world, mostly in Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan. This most sacred shrine is called Nebi Shuayb, which translates to "The Prophet Jethro", and this is their ...

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 ...

No walking on water yet, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

No walking on water yet

A travel blog entry by judy59

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... to the day, food great at breakfast.  Early start on the bus by 7.30 am.  No rest on this trip. Headed out of Tiberias.  Can I remember all we did today, not sure.  We went to the Place of Pan.  A pagan place, where they believed ...

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 ...

On the Road to end at the sea if Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

On the Road to end at the sea if Galilee

A travel blog entry by judy59

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19 May 2016 What a long and busy day.  The tour started today for Mervyn and I and we got on the bus with the other purple bus passengers. Yes we are the purple bus, actually the bus is white with an awesome painting on the side of sea ...

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 ...

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 ...

5  JORDAN to the DESERT, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

5 JORDAN to the DESERT

A travel blog entry by shazlking

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... the most ferocious fight, and finally disappeared under a car, Fur came flying out from under the vehicle! We drove out of Tiberias along the lake. After a while, on the right we saw a commercialised baptising place on the Jordan River. NOT where Jesus ...

6   DUSTY DESERT, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

6 DUSTY DESERT

A travel blog entry by shazlking

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  So we arrived at Qumran and the day was starting to get windy and dusty. At the Qumran National Park Interpretive Centre we saw a film on the Dead Sea Scrolls, this being the location where they were found. The significance of the Dead Sea ...

Walking On Water, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Walking On Water

A travel blog entry by pilgrimthomas

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... My attempts to walk on water failed..."ye of little faith"...but, the swim was great! Walking along the shores north of Tiberias, I found myself immersed in thought and wonderment as to where Jesus may have walked, where he called his followers, where he ...

Arbel National Park, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Arbel National Park

A travel blog entry by mcgrew

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After our steak dinner, we headed south along the Sea of Galilee which was really neat. On the way home, we made a stop at Arbel National Park which overlook the Sea of Galilee. There were wonderful views and a great time, although we got there around 3 ...

And she rises from the dead!, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

And she rises from the dead!

A travel blog entry by bethh1902

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Wow! What a day!  Jessica was feeling better this morning...a little weak and tired, but good enough to go sightseeing. So off we went. And how do I even begin to blog about the day? So many amazing sights, so many amazing places. We began the ...

Sunnuntai, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Sunnuntai

A travel blog entry by sirpa

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Ensimmäistä kertaa kaivaushistoriani aikana ehdin tänään kirkkoon. Yksi toisensa jälkeen on osoittanut kiinnostuksensa kirkkokäyntiin sunnuntaiaamulla ja tänään aulassa odotti 25 innokasta. Osallistuimme Tabghassa benediktiiniläismunkkien ...

paddling down the jordan, having a break, Kinneret, Israel travel blog

paddling down the jordan, having a break

A travel blog entry by hingstontribe

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Today we did laundry, updated our blogs, rested and finally at 3 pm set off for Rob Roys Canoes. This is a hippie joint, very laid back and casual. We hired two canoes (4 people each) for 150 shekels each for 1 and a half hours. We paddled down the ...

Krokettia, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Krokettia

A travel blog entry by sirpa

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... It is made in local brewery by christian arabs. I haven't tasted it yet this year, I hope I'm not always driving. Yesterday Israel had a nationwide excercise of an aerial attack. Sirens went off twice during the day, and everybody was supposed to go ...

Auto jede, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Auto jede

A travel blog entry by mandelbrot

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Ráno po vstávačce, kdy jsme zjistili, že můžeme slavit, protože se nám nezlomily klíče v zámku jak u dvou ostatních pokojů - v jednom u nás na patře dokonce zevnitř, jsme vyrazili pro zarezervované ...

Being a Camp Manager, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Being a Camp Manager

A travel blog entry by sirpa

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So, what do I do, since I'm so busy all the time… "Student and camp related activities" is the title for my tasks, but it could as well be "everything that goes on except digging". I believe the field breakfast is what people think of first when ...

Birthright day 3, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Birthright day 3

A travel blog entry by jozyrozypozy

First day of our mifgash- we met our soldiers! Ice breaker activity. Hike at Hermon River (Banias) Nature Reserve. Gorgeous waterfalls. Stopped at a mall for lunch- even more falafel. We sat with Oxana who had taken a strong liking to Esther early on. ...

Tiberias - Kapernaum, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tiberias - Kapernaum

A travel blog entry by travelgine

Tiberias at the lake Genezareth with a boat we went from Tiberias over the lake to Kapernaum Kapernaum: we visited the Synagoge fromt he 3rd century - where is a picture of the ark of the covenant we went into the Brotvermehrungskirche: where Jesus ...

Tiberius - Jordan River - Dead Sea resort, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tiberius - Jordan River - Dead Sea resort

A travel blog entry by steve.chappo

Visited Capernaum area where Jesus preached and spent time with a Greek Monk at a Greek Orthodox Church nearby. Then to the Jordon River Baptism site where John the Baptist may have operated. Then drove down eastern side of sea of Galiliee and then right ...

Haifa - Nazareth - Tiberias, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Haifa - Nazareth - Tiberias

A travel blog entry by steve.chappo

... and Air Force guy who had lived in Stanford with his wife while she was studying and who has a 19 YO daughter in the army combat division. Drove to Caesarea then Haifa then through Nazareth and onto Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee - water below Sea ...

Israel - the Holy Land., Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Israel - the Holy Land.

A travel blog entry by koby_b.s

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Israel - the Holy ...

Tour around Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tour around Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by brian796

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... , the entire group met in the hotel lobby for a walk to a wooden boat, from which we commenced a 40-minute journey north from Tiberias to Magdala, both of which are on the western shore of the sea.  On the boat, we had the opportunity to get a sense ...

Jerusalem-ralli, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem-ralli

A travel blog entry by sirpa

Tänään oli tärkeä päivä, koska vapaaehtoiset saapuivat. Heitä tuli ripotellen pitkin päivää ja yötä. Minä en kuitenkaan ollut heitä vastaanottamassa, koska minun piti lähteä Jerusalemiin ostoksille. Koska varastokonttimme oli ryövätty ...

Highway 90 and Bet Sh'en, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Highway 90 and Bet Sh'en

A travel blog entry by leafmold

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We took our time and left Ein Gedi at 11am.   I was a little apprehensive about traveling north on 90 through the West Bank, but everyone we had talked to seemed to think we would be fine.   The whole trip from the juncture of 1 and 90 ...

Day 3, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by ifyjp

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... turning water into wine.  Here, the married couples in our group renewed their wedding vows. Beautiful Ceremony! We then drove to Tiberias and checked into the Caeser Hotel. This hotel was by the Sea of Galilee.  Tiberias was founded in 18 AD ...

Day Two, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Day Two

A travel blog entry by travellersarah

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Today was the second day of our excursion. We began the day through a walk around Nazareth to a Greek Orthodox church. We were then whisked off on the bus to Sepphoris (Tzippori) which was in the mountains. It is an ancient site, filled with many ...

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