Travel Blogs from Israel

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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 ...

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 ...

hangıng where jesus hung..., Nazareth, Israel travel blog

hangıng where jesus hung...

A travel blog entry by salkelely

more relıgıous sıte seeıng to be fılld ın soon also saw the wall!!!! cant beleıve how close ı was to west ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by alicegismonti

The Holy ...

Haifa, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Haifa

A travel blog entry by alicegismonti

Mount ...

In Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

In Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by kaisersnuggle

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... they charged to get in, and on principal I am no longer paying to go into churches, mosques etc. Everything in Israel is more expensive than the Arab countries, but probably American prices. Videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4Ij2KZcoLg ...

Last Days, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Last Days

A travel blog entry by tisch

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... and the Lunnie Tunes characters. Which Ezra enthusiastically proclaimed – and Adin as always agreed - was THE highlight of our Israel trip. Go figure. F Thursday, October 10, 2009, Though intent on a very early start to the nature reserve at Ein ...

Tag 1, Sde Boker, Israel travel blog

Tag 1

A travel blog entry by romankr

... dann aber doch das erste Problem, meine Tasche mit meinem Tauchequipment (18kg) wollten sie nicht als Sportgepäck aufnehmen, da Israel kein ausgewiesenes Tauchziel ist.....und bei der LH kostet jeder Kilo extra 20€!!!! Also zurück zum Wagen, ...

playıng in the mud, Dead sea, Israel travel blog

playıng in the mud

A travel blog entry by salkelely

so ıve now been to the lowest poınt on earth at 400 odd metres below sea level.  nıkı, rıvka, ylva (frıend of nıkıs) and ı headed to the dead sea for the day.  was absolutely amazıng floatıng around..... ı cant decrıbe how weırd ...

Cool sights and hot springs, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Cool sights and hot springs

A travel blog entry by oz8118

Itinerary: Thursday, June 23 We depart Bethlehem for a 2 day tour of northern Israel. We travel over to Tel Aviv and up the coast of the Mediterranean Sea to Caesarea (where Donna and Pr. Paul did archeology many years ago).  From there we go to ...

Nazareth and Cana, Tiberias, Israel travel blog

Nazareth and Cana

A travel blog entry by godura

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... that while it does its job of navigating very well, it does a terrible job of helping you look for places to go. In Israel, for whatever reason, they simply cannot standardize on the correct spelling of a place or street name. It could be spelt Ha-Kishon ...

Dealing with my parents, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Dealing with my parents

A travel blog entry by yorron

My mother spends most of her waking hours sitting in front of the TV watching Spanish soap operas. In between episodes she would cook a meal for my father (who is lying in a bed in the next room) and give orders to their Indian live-in aid (which they ...

Hangin w/ the Pope, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Hangin w/ the Pope

A travel blog entry by beccaboyer

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... to say. Her 2 best points where: 1. That there is an overwhelming feeling of hopelessness after Israel's recent incursion in Gaza. Everything that people had been working for their entire lives (peace process, coexistence, ...

Zoo, Haifa, Israel travel blog

Zoo

A travel blog entry by martartu

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Хайфский ...

Resting, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Resting

A travel blog entry by bigdriver222

... afternoon I did some studying and then had dinner. After dinner I did laundry and went to a lecture about church planting in Israel. It was interesting. Right now as I am updating my travelblog I am sitting on a balcony overlooking the street. I can ...

Jerusalem Tour, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem Tour

A travel blog entry by schaffertrio

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Today we were able to go on a tour of Jerusalem. Unfortunately todays guide was not nearly as good as yesterdays and to compound matters there were a group of Spanish people with us. It was unbeknown to me, a bilingual tour. BIG note to self... always ...

Meir Panim charity and central station, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Meir Panim charity and central station

A travel blog entry by schaffertrio

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... I thought was a marvelous idea. It was an uplifting experience and I think good for Jaden to see. I would recommend anyone visiting Israel to donate a few hours. After we were done, we said our goodbyes and decided to walk alongside the rail line to our ...

Daily Life in Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

Daily Life in Tel Aviv

A travel blog entry by havah

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... day. Some are very cute, but I wouldn't touch them. For anyone who has checked my pictures recently, I posted a series from "Mini-Israel." I went there two weeks ago. It is overpriced and hokey and although the pictures may look cool, do avoid it. Its ...

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