Travel Blogs from Israel

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Study and Fun or Dead and Swim, Haifa (near by), Israel travel blog

Study and Fun or Dead and Swim

A travel blog entry by chwingman

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... really do seem to enjoy having us around.   Only one coffee/pee break and we arrive at Bet Shaarem (the Petra of Israel!). This is a really beautiful spot on the side of a valley where the main Jewish elders lived about 1600 years ago when the ...

Pickpockets, Partitions, and Prayers, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Pickpockets, Partitions, and Prayers

A travel blog entry by eriklang

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Even after recollecting its repeated references in the religious services of my youth, nothing could prepare me for actually arriving in Jerusalem. After hopping a hired Sherut (Minibus) from Ben-Gurion Airport for a 45-minute ride, I was dropped ...

Under the Sea, eilat, Israel travel blog

Under the Sea

A travel blog entry by ndsquirrel

... such boats from the French. After the completion of construction, the French decided they did not want to deal weapons to Israel and withheld delivery after taking the money. On Christmas eve, the Israeli sent commandos into the French harbor and sail ...

Yom Kippur in Tel Aviv and more Levontin 7, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Yom Kippur in Tel Aviv and more Levontin 7

A travel blog entry by alros

As I am interested in Judaism and pray often, going to Israel always has a potential to be a spiritual experience as well. But Tel Aviv is very secular and so is my family, generally and usually my visits are short. This year we arrive in holiday season. ...

Hurricane, Tel-Aviv, Israel travel blog

Hurricane

A travel blog entry by poohgirl1

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I awoke last night to both kids jumping into my bed screaming. The rain had intensified to the point where the windows were rattling and banging, the waves crashing,and just making an amazing amount of noise. I swear it was a hurricane. This weather ...

Nahariya and Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Nahariya and Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by bermack

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Yesterday we took a drive up to Nahariya, which is about 50km north of Haifa on the sea.  It has been about 40 years since Annette was last there.  The old bus station is now shops, and there is new housing, but the place is still the same. ...

Alive and well at the Dead Sea, Dead Sea, Jordan travel blog

Alive and well at the Dead Sea

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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... We passed through several security checkpoints, but our driver assured us that this was merely in the interest of monitoring borders, as Israel's west bank sits just over the Dead Sea, which we could see easily across this relatively small body of water. ...

Jdeidet Marjeyoun, Jdeidet Marjeyoun, Lebanon travel blog

Jdeidet Marjeyoun

A travel blog entry by mas54po

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Jdeidet Marjeyoun (Meadow of the spring) is the hometown of both my mom and dad.  We had a wonderful, albeit short, stay with Aunt Leila and a beautiful drive back to Beirut through The Bekaa ...

Mind the Gap, Arad, Israel travel blog

Mind the Gap

A travel blog entry by turner72

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Is it wrong to reference a cultural phenomenon from a country you're not visiting in a travel blog?  There's gotta be some law against that, just saying. So before going to bed last night, Jack warned us against going out at night and exploring the ...

In the footsteps of Joseph and Mary, Nazareth, Israel travel blog

In the footsteps of Joseph and Mary

A travel blog entry by bermack

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... . On we strolled, and of course found ourselves at this great felafel place.  So we sat down and enjoyed another of Israel's great fast foods.  Down the street was a very well known arabic sweet shop.  We went in and bought 3 different ...

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