Articles with tag: mediterranean cruises

Nahariya is one of the resorts in Israel, located on the Mediterranean coast in Western Galilee. The resort life is centered on the main street, Ha-Ga'ton. Eucalyptus trees grow along tree-lined boulevards, and there's the river Ga'aton, which looks like a dead stream. To the right and to left of...
We were going down the terraces of the Bahai Garden -  Terraces of the Bahá'í Faith . Only believers are allowed to go up there. The Baha'i Faith is one of the youngest world religions. It started in 1844 in Iran. The symbol of Baha'i is a nine-pointed star. There's a tomb of Baba on...
Haifa  is the third largest city in Israel and the largest seaport on the slope of  Mount Carmel . The population is about 275,000. The higher the district, the more prestigious. Arabs live in the Lower Town, Hof Shemen is the industrial district, and Carmel is the highest and most...
We came out of the subway, and I took pictures of the cloudy winter day in  Haifa.  Then it started raining. Modern buildings of glass and concrete neighbor smaller, ramshackle buildings.  The Israeli law forbids even touching unowned houses for 60 years. They are only subject...
Caesarea  is a city built by King Herod and it served as the capital of Israel, during the ancient Roman period. There you can find a theater, a "palace on the reef," an amphitheater for King Herod, baths, administrative and economic areas, a fortified town from the Middle Ages, a port, a...
The first and the second part of this review can be found here. There are only ruins of the Crusader fortress. The knights defended  Tiberias , but they were defeated by Saladin. It was written that it was the south wall, erected by Bedouin ruler Zahir al-Amar in the ...
We went to  Tiberias , in Israel. Tiberias is the main city of eastern Galilee, Israel, honored by Hebron and Safed from Israel and Jerusalem. It was founded in 18 AD and is located on the shore of Lake Kinneret. Here’s the sea level. There’s an observation deck at the entrance to...
The previous part of this review can be found here.  Tiberias is considered to be a resort town. Most of the attractions, hotels, restaurants and cafes are concentrated in the Old Town near the coast, where we went. Finally, we reached the lake. There was a promenade with shops and cafes...
The history of the castle is related to the Crusaders.  Montfort Castle was built by the French in the 1170s. The castle is located on an impregnable rock, hanging over a cliff. However, Saladin came and took all the lands, including Tiberias. During the Third Crusade, the knights managed to...
This is the sea passenger port. To the left, you can see the Giudecca Canal in  Venice . Here’s Venice, the central part. Coming from the Marco Polo airport, we passed the island of Murano. Exiting the  Grand Canal . Portside; there’s the Church of Santa Maria della...

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