Crowne Plaza Hotel Haifa
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... way through the gate. Little did we know this entrance was only to a small section of the gardens and we had to hike half way up to be able to see the shrine. So we left that section and made our way up lots and lots of stairs. Lots of stairs. But once we got there, the gardens were beautiful. So many colors and everything was so perfectly maintained. We also were able to make it into the shrine which was very pretty and we were lucky to be able to get in since ...
... do in a country so small.
The Kineret, or Sea of Galilee, is Israel's largest fresh water reservoir, and is also the country's largest and most important source of drinking water. It is fed primarily by the Jordan River.
According to Christian tradition, Jesus lived, preached and performed miracles in Kineret and the surrounding region. Jesus moved to this region as a young man after leaving his home town of Nazareth. On its shores he recruited ...
... fateful day with my traveling companion James from England at my side we decided, at the spur of the moment, to pick up a Jewish man. He knew very little English and we knew even less Hebrew, but the journey to Afula went smoothly. It became a little rocky when he said to us the word shawarma. He had over heard our conversation about eating the middle easts best falafel at the Falafel Golani, and tried ...
... the Turkish and Crusaders lived here.
We then went to the Citadel in Akko. Akko was taken after Jerusalem and became the centre Akko (100 years after) in 1104 by the Crusaders who existed for 200 years. It was the major port for different peoples over the periods.
Malmucks took it over in 1291 but it was left desolate until middle of 18th C by the Ottomans who built on top of it. Then it was used by the British as a prison in late 19th C. ...
... be located at the site where the Angel Gabriel appeared to Mary and announced that she would bear the Son of God - an event known as the Annunciation.Found just below the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in modern-day Nazareth, the ...
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