Thursday, November 19, 2009

Jaffa, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem!

The flee market in Jaffa, full of color!
The view of Tel Aviv from the highest point in Jaffa
Am ancient doorway/monument in Jaffa
St. Peter's Church in Jaffa
A typical astrological plaque in Old Jaffa
The view of Tel Aviv from the port in Jaffa, which is said to be one of the oldest ports in the world!
The view of Jaffa from the beach in Tel Aviv
Jewish girls playing during a break from school
A sculpture and a mosque in Tel Aviv
Rachael Ramrass and me in Nachlaot, Jerusalem, before Shabbat
The cave of Machpelah, in Hevron
Passionate prayers, and messy hair inside Maarat Hamachpelah
People singing and dancing in Maarat Hamachpelah befoe Shabbat amidst the gravesites of Avraham, Yizchak, Yaakov, Sara, Rivkah, and Lea- as well as Adam and Eve!
Family photos at Maarat Hamachpelah
Rachael and me at Maarat Hamachpelah, around 6am!

Monday, November 16, 2009

Monday, November 9, 2009

Treats from the shuk. Baklavah, almond cake, and orange spaghetti cake!
Surfers at Banana Beach
The Dolphin Beach in Eilat
The view from a hike in the Negev Desert
Dolphins!
Three dolphins came up to me to pose for a picture! I love them!
A party cruise boat in Eilat
Me at the Dolphin Beach
A camel, a peacock, and a herd of dear... in metal
Eilat
Rocky cliffs in the Negev
Ksenia and me

A naturally formed crater in the Negev, in the distance is Egypt

The tour guide using a tomato to show how a crater forms. He is shown slurping up the "sand and sediment" over thousands of years....