Travel Blogs from Israel

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Israel, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Israel

A travel blog entry by kennellyturkey

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When we got to Israel we were ready for some more modern stuff. We found Jerusalem was facsinating to walk around with all the competing religions in one small area. At one point KG said that it is the place people go if they love hats. Most of the ...

Masada, Dead Sea, Mega Event, Masada, Israel travel blog

Masada, Dead Sea, Mega Event

A travel blog entry by davidaf

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-Woke up at 4am.  Not pleasant. Had crackers and tea and headed to Mount Masada (where Jewish "Zealots" in the first century CE killed themselves rather than surrendering themselves to an overwhelming roman force.  It was beautiful, especially ...

Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Bethlehem

A travel blog entry by dancejill

... . Soon the bus is filled and we leave. There is a family from NY on standby, the driver lets them on. They are in Israel as a celebration of their son Joshua's barmitsfa and going to Eilat for some warm weather. The bus stops along the way and picks ...

Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Israel travel blog

Bethlehem

A travel blog entry by abarnes

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... Dr. Jack Wilhelm.    From the Garden Tomb we visited The Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum. It contains the priceless biblical scrolls and scroll fragments discovered by the Bedouins at Qumran.  Also ...

Last Day in the J-Ru :), Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Last Day in the J-Ru :)

A travel blog entry by kduntley

... so in the city, then to Tel Aviv for 3 or 4 days, then up to Nazareth in the Galilee for a few days, then we leave Israel/Palestinian Territories for good and we’re off to Jordan for our last 2 weeks!! CRAZY!! It doesn’t seem like we’re ...

Jerusalem, Day 5, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem, Day 5

A travel blog entry by billandsara

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... 't Jewish, but this time were able to do so.  Our next stop was Yad Veshem, the Holocaust Memorial, and then the Israel Museum where we saw a tremendous model of the old city of Jerusalem and the dead sea scrolls.  We then traveled back to ...

Holocaust - Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Holocaust - Yad Vashem

A travel blog entry by rutgervd

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... I didn't really catch the vibe, but the golden dome of the mosque is pretty sparkly ;P I met up with Jennifer to go to the Israel Museum, which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls (the oldest written down version of the Torah) and the Shrine of the Book. So we ...

Testing, 1, 2, 3, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Testing, 1, 2, 3

A travel blog entry by turner72

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Yeah, the titles are going back down hill.  Sorry folks. Being rather worn out from the late night at the Holy Sepulcher "late by our standards-we've been getting up at 5:45 most mornings", it was excellent to sleep until 8:15 and roll out of bed ...

Jordan River, Beit She'an, Jericho, & Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Israel travel blog

Jordan River, Beit She'an, Jericho, & Bethlehem

A travel blog entry by spnalameda

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... area is on the Jordanian side of the Jordan River and is only open once a year.  Then afterwards we went to one of Israel's National Parks, Beit She'an. I've included a link to where you can read more about all the different layers of cities dating ...

beach cleanup, Ashdod, Israel travel blog

beach cleanup

A travel blog entry by _tz_

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with the WAL - basicly a group of 100 - 200 hippies and other funny people from all over the world - I went up Israel till we were near Jerusalem again. From there, we took the bus to a beach near Ashdod. A big festival, the Boombamela, had been going on ...

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