Travel Blogs from Israel

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This won't hurt a bit., Haifa, Israel travel blog

This won't hurt a bit.

A travel blog entry by rebn

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... need/want to do, and casually chatting with random people isn't on the list of priorities. This dynamic isn't wholly restricted to Israel; things wouldn't be much different if I was a visitor in Detroit, or Atlanta. This has proved to be the hardest ...

North Isreal, Golan Heights, Israel travel blog

North Isreal

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... of their pants but I figured they would know why!!!! To many Israelis these are known as the nice Arabs because they don't hate Israel and it seems everyone gets along. Jon and Ophry had to leave to go on a family trip the next day so Dave ...

Arriving!, Tel-Aviv, Israel travel blog

Arriving!

A travel blog entry by jenniferswanson

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Being jammed into a plane for 9 hours on end is not very comfortable, but we managed to make it work. The stopover in Frankfurt was uneventful (other than there seem to be a lack of washrooms close to where you get off the plane, so we were walking with ...

One Last party night, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

One Last party night

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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We arrive back in Tel Aviv exhausted but were able to muster enough energy go out one last time. The rest of the night is a blur but thankfully Magnus (the norwigan Viking we picked up) took a million pictures, so I will let them do the talking, Oh ...

The Old City and Saying Goodbye, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

The Old City and Saying Goodbye

A travel blog entry by jenniferswanson

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I can't believe it's our last full day in the Holy Land. Time has flown by, and the experiences and gifts we've been given...gifts of knowledge, of stories, of welcome, of the spirit and soul and the gift of a break from the everyday load of ...

Around the Sea of Galaliee, Russian Party, Israel travel blog

Around the Sea of Galaliee

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... the Sea of Galilee since there are so many places to go and we wanted to travel on the Sabbath which can be difficult in Israel unless you have your own car. The biblical sites around the sea (like Jerusalem) all have churches on them if Jesus so much ...

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 ...

Erev Shabbat - The Final Post, Ein Gedi, Israel travel blog

Erev Shabbat - The Final Post

A travel blog entry by bjemotl2016

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... to play, a graffiti tour of Jerusalem or an interaction with an Israeli-Arab about their perspective on the relationship between Israel and the Palestinians. My group went to Ein Raffa for the interaction with the Israeli-Arab, which was a fascinating ...

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 ...

Dead sea floating, Ein Gedi, Israel travel blog

Dead sea floating

A travel blog entry by pyres

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Today was the time to drive up to Haifa via Dead Sea. All bags were packed yesterday, so we had a quick breakfast, checked out and started driving. I am trying something new today: making a driving time lapse. I set up my Go Pro on the windshield of the ...

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, ...

Walking from to the Ancient City, Tel Dan, Israel travel blog

Walking from to the Ancient City

A travel blog entry by plyc

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We began our day with a walk through Tel Dan to the Abrahamic City. ...

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, ...

Masada - the Zealot's Last Stand, Masada, Israel travel blog

Masada - the Zealot's Last Stand

A travel blog entry by onedude

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Day tour of Masada, Qumran, the Dead Sea and Jericho. One big day. An epic ...

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 ...

Diving in Eilat, day 2, Eilat, Israel travel blog

Diving in Eilat, day 2

A travel blog entry by pyres

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Today's first dive was great: instead of just submerging at the beach across the road from the dive centre, Max drove us to the beach across from my hotel. There, in 70 meters from the shore, there's a sunken military ship called Satil. It was sunk on ...

Ancient Synagogue built by Centurion, Capernaum, Israel travel blog

Ancient Synagogue built by Centurion

A travel blog entry by plyc

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... believe it was paid for when early Christians came to visit the town. We also saw some olive presses. Spiritual lesson: the children of Israel were commanded to give the best (first pressing) of oil to the temple. In Eli's time, we know that the people ...

Yom HaAtzmaut - The Answer, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Yom HaAtzmaut - The Answer

A travel blog entry by bjemotl2016

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... Day. Following a day of reverence and memorial for Israel’s fallen soldiers and its victims of terror, today was about celebrating Israel and the remarkable story that it has written for itself these last 68 years. First, though, we were given the ...

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 ...

The Complexities of Israel, Erev Yom Ha'Zikharon, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

The Complexities of Israel, Erev Yom Ha'Zikharon

A travel blog entry by bjemotl2016

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After a much needed good night of sleep, we spent the day learning about the complexities that Israel and Israelis deal with every day. We rode bikes in the forests to see the land and then ended at look out points near or over the Green Line. From there ...

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