Monthly Archives: May 2012

Haifa – Our Israeli home away from home

The final blog post on our Israel leg is about the place we spent the most time in, Haifa. Janice and Laurence’s apartment became our home away from home and we really do have to say another massive thank you … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv – Where Israelis come to play

A common saying in Israel is that “Haifa works, Jerusalem prays, and Tel Aviv plays”. When we arrived in Tel Aviv that definitely was the case, with kite surfers lining the horizon while sunbathers filled the beach. With such a nice beach … Continue reading

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Jerusalem – Holiest of the Holy Land

Holy mackerel. Well, there isn’t actually too much fish in Jerusalem, being one of the furthest Israeli cities from the sea, but pretty much everything else in this ancient city is Holy. Given that the Old City area is home … Continue reading

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Art’s in the streets of Israel

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This is a small sample of street art that we’ve seen around Israel, which has a lively street art scene. Click on the images to enlarge them. Images have been tampered with using http://pixlr.com/o-matic/

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Ruins and Holy sites of North Israel

Holy Moses and Jesus Christ, there sure are a lot of ancient and religious sites to see in Northern Israel. And we haven’t even been to Jerusalem yet. There is an abundance of everything from Neanderthal man right through to … Continue reading

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The old city of Akka – Israel

The historical “Old City” of Akka (or Acre or Akko) has a great mix of the things that make Israel so much fun to travel. It’s only about 30km north of Haifa, so we could have included it in posts … Continue reading

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Hummus much? Food in Israel

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