Israel - Tiberias April 1st 2008 Although our time in Israel has come and now gone (by about 4 weeks) we haven't had a good chance to post any comments on that part of the trip until now. It was quite an experience and so should still be fresh on our minds.
We arrived in Tel Aviv on Saturday a day later than expected (since we missed our flight out of Athens the day before). I knew that most things shut down on the Sabbath b ... read more
Middle East » Israel Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without... ... read more