Tag: Sea of Galilee

Tiberias Fun in and around Lake Kinneret (The Sea of Galilee)

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tiberias Fun in and around Lake Kinneret (The Sea of Galilee)

Beaches, Promenade, Sailing, Dining by the Sea Lake Kinneret, the harp-shaped lake (kinnor is Hebrew for a harp) is one of Israel’s greatest attractions. It is surrounded by attractive beaches, many of which provide parking space, snack bars, picnic spots and camping facilities. Some even have boats and sports equipment rentals for water skiing, kite […]

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Family Horseback Riding in Israel

| May 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
Family Horseback Riding in Israel

Family Horseback Riding The nice thing about touring Israel in a saddle is the ability to view the country from up close and smell the scents of the forests and flowers. Wildflowers are invitingly close as compared to a view from the window of a tour bus. Approaching that cold mountain stream to run a hand […]

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Horseback Riding in Israel

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
Horseback Riding in Israel

Horseback Riding in Israel Israel – land of the horse? It is said that King Solomon loved horses so much that he continually added to his stable, going as far as importing many of them from Egypt. The Bible states that his stables held 12,000 horses with horsemen aplenty and 1,400 chariots. Today, Israel also […]

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Sea of Galilee Map

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sea of Galilee Map

North Shore Sea of Galilee: Korazim, Tabgha, Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes and Beit Saida If you look at a map of the Sea of Galilee you will find many sites around the northern lake shore of the Sea of Galilee, Lake Kinneret, that are the archaeological remains of several towns and places where many important events […]

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Sea of Galilee

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sea of Galilee

Lake Kinneret, Tiberias, Mount Arbel, Migdal, Ginossar The beautiful area around Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is where most of the events are said to have taken place during the three years of the Christian Savior’s ministry. If you are looking for a great vacation combined with a chance to see historical, archaeological, religious and nature […]

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Footsteps of the Christian Savior

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Footsteps of the Christian Savior

Gospel Trail Christian pilgrims are flocking to the Gospel Trail, a 38.5-mile (62-km) hike that runs all the way from Nazareth down to Capernaum and includes many of the sites where the Christian Savior is said to have walked. Knowing that you are standing and walking on the same ground where the Christian Savior once stood and walked is an unbelievable […]

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Gospel Trail

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Gospel Trail

Israel’s Gospel Trail Now there’s something new for Christian pilgrims making the trek to the Holy Land: the Gospel Trail. The Gospel Trail is a project initiated by the Israeli government, in an attempt to cater more closely to Christian tourists who represent two-thirds of Israel’s tourist trade. The idea was to offer a way for Christians […]

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Jordan River Baptism

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Jordan River Baptism

Yardenit Jordan River baptism is certainly one of the most memorable experiences for Christians in the Holy Land. The most popular place for this purpose is Yardenit (Little Jordan). Here are some great tips on making the most of your spiritual dip at Yardenit. Yardenit Baptismal There is no clergy stationed at Yardenit, however you can bring […]

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Hike Israel

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Hike Israel

The Israel National Trail This is a series of five articles to introduce you to the Israel National Trail which stretches over 950 km from the north to the south of Israel. The very first section of the Israel National Trail begins in Dan, one of the northernmost points in Israel, reached via route 99. […]

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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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