Driving back to Tel Aviv

Driving back to Tel Aviv

Driving through the desert back to Tel Aviv Beautiful morning Happy st. Patrick’s day Makhtesh Ramon David Ben Gurion Air Force Museum

Eilat area

Eilat area

Hanging around in Eilat today... Also hiking for an hour. Actually we stay some 6km south of Eilat. Only 4km from the Egypt border. Nice day. Underwater Observatory - Dolphin Reef - Red Canyon

Red sea here we come

Red sea here we come

Moving on to the Red sea and Eilat. My first time in the area. Morning in Ein Bokek. View to the Dead Sea Look back for updates. Yotvata Hai Bar Safari. Timna - Tabernacle Eilat

Masada

Masada

Walk on snake path is cancelled due to bad weather. Done it before, so it was not too important. Probably there would have been too clouded to see any sunrise. Nice museum at the entrance. It gave a good overview over Masada. Could walk at my own pace. The audio...

Driving toward the dead sea

Driving toward the dead sea

Leaving Jerusalem today, driving toward the dead sea. Will be a relaxing afternoon in the salt lake. Driving toward the Dead Sea First stop was Qumran, which is best known as the place where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered not so long ago. Located on the...

Starting on the tour

Starting on the tour

Staying in Jerusalem for a few days, driving to sights in the area. VALLEY OF AYALON (EMEK AYALON) This is where Yehoshua and the Israelite army defeated a consortium of five Emorite armies in a battle in which two miracles took place. "Hashem rained down great stones...

Bat Mitzvah

Bat Mitzvah

We started out with breakfast, before taking our bus to the Dung gate. Walked into Davidson park for the ceremony. After the ceremony we walked up to a cafe to eat the bat mitzvah cake, which was transported from England. It looked superb and tested very well. Walked...

Moving from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Moving from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Need to move to Jerusalem today. Have not decided how, but maybe it is a good opportunity to try the new high speed train. Lazy morning. Walked a bit getting a SIM card for data and some after sun lotion. Relaxing at the beach While walking I pondered about where the...

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv

Today is the first day in Israel. I hope to have some nice weather and to some necessary shopping... SIM card for 4G router, batteries,... Also would like to relax at the beach and adjust to the climate. Looking good so far. Got 4 hours of sleep so a bit tired....

Time for vacation

Time for vacation

My first vacation after starting in the new job. Leaving for Israel for a Bat Mitzvah. Will also be able to relax some days before and after the trip. Will try to post some pictures while travelling. Pretty nice, it seems. It was actually snowing today. Around 5C. On...