Tag: Negev

Bedouin History in Israel

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bedouin History in Israel

Bedouins in Israel Most of the some 160,000 Negev Bedouin originally arrived at the borders of Israel from the Hejaz, a region in the north of the Arabian Peninsula from where they migrated between the 14th and 18th centuries. Some also descended generations ago from African slaves. Unlike the Bedouin in the Negev and Central regions, […]

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Bedouins

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bedouins

Bedouins in Israel Traversing the desert route from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea, one invariably catches sight of Bedouin youth herding sheep or goats and Bedouin women bearing a basket on their heads … not to mention the sign advertising camel rides, under the supervision of camel-smart Bedouins. Bedouins of Israel are a fascinating study […]

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Beer Sheva

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beer Sheva

Beer Sheva: The City of Abraham The southern Israeli city Beer Sheva is the capital of the Negev Desert. Together, Beer Sheva and the Negev make up 60% of Israel’s land mass. Beer Sheva History Beer Sheva is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, and archaeological finds show that this area was inhabited since […]

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Eilat Mountains and the Arava Desert

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Eilat Mountains and the Arava Desert

Arava Desert While Eilat has so much to offer, there are some exceptional attractions worth seeing in the surrounding mountains and Arava Desert. Going out into the wilderness will allow you to fully experience the beautiful, pristine places, view birds and other animals in their natural habitats, and visit interesting farms and kibbutzim. If you […]

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Eilat

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Eilat

Eilat Israel’s southernmost city, on the beautiful northern tip of the Red Sea, is the port and resort town of Eilat. While no one knows for certain the origin of the name Eilat, the Hebrew name for a doe has the same root and it is speculated that this area may have once been inhabited […]

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Israel National Trail

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Israel National Trail

Israel National Trail Route Officially inaugurated in 1995, the Israel National Trail is a continuous hiking trail stretching over 950 km. It starts from Beit Usishkin near Kibbutz Dan in the north, crosses through the hilly Upper Galilee, and descends to the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. Next, it heads for the Mediterranean coast, making its […]

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Camel Rides

| July 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Camel Rides

Camel Rides in Israel Are you looking for a unique, one of a kind, Middle Eastern tourist experience?  Then it’s time for camel riding in Israel!  Israel camel ranches provide an unforgettable desert experience, offering an activity suitable for the whole family, with no special skills or experience required. Camels are quieter and gentler than horses and appear to […]

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Tel Aviv Museum

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tel Aviv Museum

Looking for a Great Tel Aviv Museum? Today’s museums have gone hi-tech, hands-on, computerized, and are great fun to visit. Tel Aviv has some of the most interesting and innovative museums in the world. Several museums are situated in north Tel Aviv, near the University or Haim Levanon Street, making it easy to visit several consecutively. However if […]

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Bus Tel Aviv

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bus Tel Aviv

Take the Bus! Tel Aviv, is an eclectic mix of  the old-fashioned  and modern worlds, casual beach life and hi-tech professionals, contemporary and classic architecture and is home to a medley of  people from the four corners of the globe. The open bus tour of the twin cities of Tel Aviv and Jaffa will show you some of the […]

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