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Stories about Adventure in Israel

Armed soldier on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem

I Never Got Used To The Guns

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

It seems that every time you turn around in Israel you seem someone with a gun. In a crowded restaurant I had to ask a man to move his gun so I could sit in the seat beside him.

Destinations: Jerusalem | Israel
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Festivals | Women & Travel | 20th Century History | Traditions | Culture | People | Photography | Working Abroad | Religion | Fashion | Nature | War & Conflict
Camel riding at a Bedouin camp in the Negev Desert

I Was a Bedouin For A Day

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

I stayed in a Bedouin camp in the Negev Desert and learned about the history and culture of the Bedouin people.

Destinations: Israel
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Animals | Music | 20th Century History | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Economy | People | For Kids | Nature | Ancient History
Covered with Dead Sea Mud.

The Ultimate Beauty Treatment

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

I had the ultimate beauty treatment in the Dead Sea. I smeared myself with Dead Sea mud and then washed it off in the world's saltiest body of water.

Destinations: Israel
Topics: Economy | Culture | National Parks | Adventure | People | Beaches & Resorts | Agriculture | Animals | 20th Century History | Nature | Ecotourism
Happy Birthday, Jeff.

The (com)Promised Land
Dispatch 5: Kingdoms of Sand and Stone

Jeff Greenwald - jgreenwald [1,931]

I'll tell you what I love. I love standing in the dusty no-man's-land between two borders, feeling the wind blow and reading signs in two languages. Behind me, the high, tight fences and ironic...

Destinations: Amman | Jerusalem | Jordan | Israel
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | War & Conflict | Ancient History
Among naga figures at the Shwekyimyint Paya, Mandalay.

The (com)Promised Land: Dispatches from Israel & Beyond

Jeff Greenwald - jgreenwald [1,931]

Join travel writer Jeff Greenwald, the author of Shopping for Buddhas , The Size of the World , and Scratching the Surface , on his first trip to Israel. These real-time dispatches, sponsored by...

Destinations: Jerusalem | Israel
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Religion | Traditions | Ancient History | Ecotourism
Breakfast in Israel.

Destination: Israel

Jeff Greenwald - jgreenwald [1,931]

Dear Cyberpals, In 1994, to celebrate my 40th birthday, I circumambulated the globe without the benefit of airplanes. During that 9-month, 29,157-mile odyssey, I became the first travel writer to...

Destinations: Jerusalem | Israel
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History
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