israel · israell · photoblogs · reallife

My Love-Hate Relationship with Jerusalem // How NOT to Go Crazy while Visiting // Seeing Jerusalem Through Another Perspective

Intro Chapter 1: My first time in Jerusalem + Dome of the Rock: Entrance Declined + The Damascus Gate + The magic of the Dome of the Rock Chapter 2: Revisiting Jerusalem + Mixed gender prayer space @ the Western Wall + Western Wall Tunnels Tour & How to get in FOR FREE Chapter 3:… Continue reading My Love-Hate Relationship with Jerusalem // How NOT to Go Crazy while Visiting // Seeing Jerusalem Through Another Perspective

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egypt · israell

The Gulf of Aqaba; Where 4 Countries Come Together | Egypt, Israel, Jordan & Saudi Arabia

The bus dropped us off in Eilat (Israel) around 4 am. Tired as we were, we made our way to the beach of the Red Sea and waited until the sun would rise. As the sun rose over the mountains and it became light, I realized that I was surrounded by 3 countries. I was… Continue reading The Gulf of Aqaba; Where 4 Countries Come Together | Egypt, Israel, Jordan & Saudi Arabia

israell · reallife

Visiting the Samaritan People on their Holy Day | Israel

During Sukkot I visited some houses of the Samaritan people in a suburb of Tel Aviv where they live, and where I currently live. If this sentence makes sense to you, you're probably an Israeli - but I guess you're not an Israeli so this sentence doesn't make sence to you at all. For you,… Continue reading Visiting the Samaritan People on their Holy Day | Israel

israell · photoblogs

The White Bauhaus City of Tel Aviv | Israel

Tel Aviv (Tlv) has several nicknames. Among them are "the Miami of the Middle East" (read: beach and blow up dolls ( = way too muscular men)), "the city that never sleeps" cuz everything is open 24/5,5. They open non stop on weekdays but on Shabbat (Friday afternoon and Saturday) they close - in Tel… Continue reading The White Bauhaus City of Tel Aviv | Israel

israel · israell

A Couple of Hours in Nazareth | Israel

Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to visit Nazareth. My uncle used to live in a village in Belgium called Nazareth (no idea why they chose that name). We visited every year on Christmas Eve, which is my birthday and almost Jesus’ birthday…, I thought that Jesus was born in the Belgian Nazareth until my parents told me that… Continue reading A Couple of Hours in Nazareth | Israel