Travel Blogs from Israel

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Yom Kippur, Hashing and Sushi, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Yom Kippur, Hashing and Sushi

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... Man do they provide him with a spread. In typical hash fashion we had beers by the pool while we shot the shit and learned about Israel from an Ambassadors point of view. The next day we returned our rental car and 3 minutes before we got there we got ...

Dome of the Rock, Dead Sea, Mt Massada, Dead Sea, Israel travel blog

Dome of the Rock, Dead Sea, Mt Massada

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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On our way to the Dead Sea we stopped in Jerusalem to check out the Dome of the Rock from a closer view point and to see the Holocaust Museum. The Museum was massive and you could literally spend a full day there. It's supposed to be the most thorough ...

Long lost friend, Kfar Yona, Israel travel blog

Long lost friend

A travel blog entry by poohgirl1

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... a music group of Israelis and Palestinians from refugee camps in Gaza strip which started in 1998. They performed all over Israel and Palestine from 1998 until the end of 2000. As the intifada uprising began/increased, they were no longer able ...

Guinness Draft in the Holy Land!!, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Guinness Draft in the Holy Land!!

A travel blog entry by justinhoyle

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So the title of this entry is mostly to get a rise out of mom!! However, there is some truth to it as I will explain as I discuss our trip to Jerusalem. After a nearly 24hr ordeal we finally arrived in Jerusalem. We should have known buses didn't ...

hangıng wıth rıvka, Jerusalum, Israel travel blog

hangıng wıth rıvka

A travel blog entry by salkelely

went back and stayed wıth rıvka for the nıght.  basıcally we just ındulged ın great food (kube- meat balls covered ın dough and cooked ın soup), chocolate bıscuıtes and a movıe.  also helped one of rıvkas frıend through a gırly ...

All My Bags Are Packed, I'm Ready to Go..., Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

All My Bags Are Packed, I'm Ready to Go...

A travel blog entry by erezt28

ההמתנה הארוכה הסתיימה!!! בעוד כמה שעות אהיה ...

back home!, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

back home!

A travel blog entry by jannelle.dawn

4.3.07 I am back home. & im glad to be here. It was a good little break but it's a good thing to be back here. Its Passover week. I love being here for this. Yesterday we went to the garden of Gethsemane, & I just got to read the bible & pray, just ...

Heathens in the Holy Land, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Heathens in the Holy Land

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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Unsurprisingly, security at the Israeli border is pretty thorough before we are allowed into the country. At the West Bank checkpoint we (a bus full of white tourists) drive straight through, past the immense queues of cars containing people 'of Arab ...

We Have Arrived., Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

We Have Arrived.

A travel blog entry by johnacac

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We arrived in Tel Aviv out of Atlanta about 20 minutes early and breezed through customs - almost.  Our last person through, Dawn Covington, was detained for about 80 minutes while the authorities asked her some security questions.  We are ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by ebolaben

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... Disneyland-like old city, the modern New City, with bustling streets, and the chaotic East Jerusalem that feels more Amman than Israel.  There are no physical barriers between the three (aside from the ancient walls girdling the Old City), but they ...

Walking Where Jesus Walked and Shooting Uzi's, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Walking Where Jesus Walked and Shooting Uzi's

A travel blog entry by billandsara

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... the Golan Heights (including an Israeli bunker 30 miles away from Damascus, Syria) where we discussed the political tensions between Israel and its Arab neighbors, Mount Hermon and Nimrod's Castle, Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Damascus Road, Mount Arbel, ...

Friendly Karmiel, Karmi’el, Israel travel blog

Friendly Karmiel

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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The drive from Tiberias to Tivon was very pretty. I don't know if it's because I miss the open highway as there none on St. Kitts, but the drive made me feel so alive! Tivon is a very cute little town in the mountains. If you blink, ...

The Baptismal Site, Qumran And Bet She'an Nat Park, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

The Baptismal Site, Qumran And Bet She'an Nat Park

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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... walls of, and later became an administrative centre in Solomon's reign. It was the most important Roman city in the north of Israel during the Roman times (one of the Decapolis), some 35,000 people lived there during the Byzantine (Christian) period, and ...

I'm a Red Sea pedestrian and proud of it!, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

I'm a Red Sea pedestrian and proud of it!

A travel blog entry by havah

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... that. Classes that are looking interesting to me right now: - Essence of Judaism - Zionism and the State of Israel - Creative Writing There was also a presentation given by a representative from MASA, the Jewish Agency organization that gives ...

2.8.07 - 2.11.07, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

2.8.07 - 2.11.07

A travel blog entry by jannelle.dawn

2.8.07 Today was AMAZING! One of my classes is community service, so every third Thursday I go & help out in Calvary Chapel Tel Aviv cause they have a soup kitchen for the needy. So we get there about 1130 & start setting up the tables & rolling the ...

Tiberias, Mt. of Beatitutes, Tabgha, and more..., Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Tiberias, Mt. of Beatitutes, Tabgha, and more...

A travel blog entry by adamunderkofler

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We left our hotel in BEAUTIFUL Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee. Then we went to the Mount of Beatitudes and we stood were Jesus would have stood in the Matthew 5:1. We then went to Tabgha, which is a german church on the sea of Galilee, we were supposed ...

I love this place..., Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

I love this place...

A travel blog entry by kduntley

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Jerusalem is seriously the coolest place ever. Right up there with Mont Saint Michel in France, which is my other favorite. But I can't say which one I like better because they're totally different. Yesterday morning, we went to the Holocaust Museum here ...

Mizpe Ramon, Be'er Sheva, Israel travel blog

Mizpe Ramon

A travel blog entry by spsadventures

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... we passed over were dried up, though.  We passed clumps of trees planted by the various funds that plant trees in Israel.  We passed illegal bedouin settlements with no water or electricity.  We even passed some random statues.  They ...

Last day in the Holy Land, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Last day in the Holy Land

A travel blog entry by quakertrish

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Last day in the Holy Land   It's early morning and I am watching the sun move across the waters of the Mediterranean Sea.  Yesterday was a "beach bum" day - a day of resting and enjoying the beach. Today I have to figure how to get all the ...

Here in Haifa!, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Here in Haifa!

A travel blog entry by mira

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... , I find Haifa a lot more fascinating than Tel Aviv. As I may have written before, when I first arrived in Israel, I was pretty astounded at the extreme division between Jewish and Arab communities. I guess I expected slightly more integration, either ...

A Tale of Two Tombs, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

A Tale of Two Tombs

A travel blog entry by sharemore

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem was built around the sites where most Christians believe Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected (described in a recent post, "Tensions in Jerusalem's Old City").   Some Christians are convinced that ...

It Was Best of Times, It Was The Worst of Times, Jerusalem to Allenby Bridge and on to Petra, Israel travel blog

It Was Best of Times, It Was The Worst of Times

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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... order and we move on. I said to Josse, "Well that was easy." He said, we still have two more checkpoints to go in Israel. Are you kidding me? We got to the next checkpoint about a mile down the road and it was a mess. One taxi had a ...

Day 3: Beit Govrin and Arad, Arad, Israel travel blog

Day 3: Beit Govrin and Arad

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... of the operations set up purely for the tourists.   The real Bedouin have a semi-strained relationship with the state of Israel, but enterprise is enterprise, so there are plenty of those made-for-tourist experiences where you can eat in a tent, ...

ההכנות, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

ההכנות

A travel blog entry by shirak

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כבר עם המחשבה הראשונית על טיול ארוך, לטווח ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by rama0999

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We arrived in a nice hotel in a great position in Jerusalem. Today we visited the Western Wall (Kotel) and walked around the Old City and various ...

Sea of Galilee, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Sea of Galilee

A travel blog entry by godura

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... by 9:15 and by 9:30 we were on the road to Tiberias, a city on the western shores of the Sea of Galilee in the north of Israel. We drove east on Rt 1 toward the Dead sea, stopping for pictures at a scenic spot that demarcates sea level. This was the same ...

A Not-So-Restful Shabbat, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

A Not-So-Restful Shabbat

A travel blog entry by turner72

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... , and get downstairs to the lecture room for 2 1/2 hours of lecture preparing us for the upcoming trip to the northern regions of Israel.  I'm an excited boy for that, but more on that when it gets a little closer to time.  After class I wrote a ...

Hamat Gader, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Hamat Gader

A travel blog entry by martartu

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Отдых в Хамат ...

Trip to Gaza, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Trip to Gaza

A travel blog entry by danp

... for tourists and go line themselves up in a queue for control. This appears to be standard practice at most Israel's borders, where the Palestinians are treated separately from other Israelis and tourists.   Two bored Israeli soldiers glance briefly ...

Schlussetappe, Nazareth, Israel travel blog

Schlussetappe

A travel blog entry by brisko

Heute war mein letzter Tag im Fauzi. Wieder einmal unfassbar, wie die Zeit vergeht! Heute vor genau sechs Wochen bin ich hier angekommen und hab von da an die vielleicht beste Zeit meiner Reise gehabt, auf jeden Fall den besten Job. Zum Abschluss habe ...

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