Villa Carmel Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Haifa
... 100 she asked "do you have anything smaller," to which we responded "no, that's why we are buying tickets at the counter." This isn't the first place that has given us grief for using large bills but we don't understand why ATMs only give out large bills if no one wants to break them. Change the ATMs! She then told us which platform our train was leaving from, which was correct but not the soonest to leave. There were other lines that were leaving right away ...
... that look fabulous - but you are told it is a 'replica' of the original - and somehow that commercialism just then let's the air out of your tires, but it's still fun. The Jewish guides here tell you that all we hear about their meanness towards the Palestinian people is baloney, and they all live happily in peace, they explain, and it's really obvious, that the Jews had the same arid wastelands as the Arabs, but they used ingenuity and hard word, technology and the like ...
Up top again we stopped to get a quick breakfast before going north. Then turning east we made our way down into the valley dropping over 700 metres to the bottom. Part way down we passed a sign saying 'Sea Level'. The Dead Sea is the lowest place on earth at 427 metres below sea level.
Known in Hebrew as the Yam HaMelah (The Salt Sea), the Dead Sea is the lowest point on Earth at some 420 metres below sea level. It gets its name due to the ...
... in the theatre, and even recreated a NYC scene on stage once the crowds left. due to timing we unfortunately could not walk over to see the aqueducts, but we did collect a few more pottery pieces. back in tel aviv, we met up with the English wedding crew for a lively dinner at night kitchen. interesting, but scarce menu choices. but I discovered that I like mackerel sashimi. ...
... we were at before. We went into Halabi Bros restaurant for lunch. And as is usual, one of the owners Ahmad Halabi, greeted us as he does everyone. With a handshake and a "welcome my brother". We had the full spread of salads and dips, pitas, felafel balls, and skewers of grilled lamb. It was all so delicious. To finish off they brought over a plate of baklava. I think we all rolled out of there. We then went into Fouad's ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking