Travel Blogs from Galilee
... 8217; on the kibbutz, where they lived a simple life-style that amazed the bevy of world leaders who visited Ben-Gurion at home over the years. Our next stop was the R & D Agricultural Center at Tlalim Junction. “How, exactly, does Israel make the desert bloom?” This center has been around since the late 1970’s. We toured & learned about the area where they grow tomatoes. They built a greenhouse-like structure, totally enclosed in layers of plastic with ...
... I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God." When visiting Caesarea Philippi today, it was once a mecca of pagan worship with amazing ruins that were very obviously grand with areas cut into the rock where multiple idols were placed. It was especially poignant that Jesus asked his disciples this question in this particular town since idol worship was so flagrant and pompous. Visiting this place ...
... to Hutt Valley High in the same year as Richard would have been (had he not left after the end of 6th form). He said he didn’t really fit in at Hutt High as he wasn’t into sport and didn’t like cars. We all had a good laugh at that and then laughed at his missfortune of moving from Berlin to the Hutt as his parents were diplomats.
After a rather late night we said goodbye to our new friends and headed for the Jordanian border to meet Adi, Or, Tamar and ...
... of the springs that are the head waters of the River Jordan. The ruins of the city were spread around a wide area many hectares. This site is right on the Syrian border.
The river from this spring flows down to a Waterfall which we visited next. It was a beautiful area that was cool and refreshing.
We also had lunch here some flat bread spread with cream cheese and thyme plus a sprinkle of oil which was ...
... closer to the city of Tiberias, we could see the point where the Jordan River flows south out of the Sea of Galilee. Israel controls the flow of the river with a dam, so it maintains a similar width and depth throughout its journey to the Dead Sea. I pictured the Jordan River being much ...
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