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Journey to Israel – Part II

10 Feb

Welcome my friends to my second installment of Journey to Israel.  This is a trip that my Aunt made over the Christmas holidays.  If you missed the first part of getting to Israel, check it out here.  Part of the adventure was getting there.  Today, I bring you some pictures of Israel and the journey my Aunt took.


For some reason when I pictured where we would be staying while we were in Israel, I never thought modern or updated – LOL.  Go figure huh?  Well, I was happily impressed with our lodging. This is the building with balconies that overlook the city.  See the beautiful clouds – the temperature during our stay at Christmas time was around the 70’s – perfect weather for exploring the lands.

This is another picture overlooking where we stayed – you can see more of the city in it.  You feel old country – you kind of settle into a different world from what you have been accustomed all of your life.  Such an adventure that we couldn’t wait to go exploring in the city.  And you hear nightmare stories of safety.  Personally, we didn’t feel at all afraid of anywhere we went.  The people were open and friendly – always there with suggestions of what to eat or what to see.

One of the first adventures we went on, it had been raining and we stumbled upon the glorious rainbow picture showing a bus coming down the street.  What better way to say welcome to Israel?  And as you can imagine, there are a lot of ‘touristy’ areas but there are also a lot of areas that showed how old the land really was, how mountainous and vast some areas are.

Here are some pictures of some food that we tried and a coke can – do you recognize anything?

 

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22 responses to “Journey to Israel – Part II

  1. easyweimaraner

    February 10, 2016 at 5:50 am

    how great to see a rainbow first! I love the food … are that latkes in the first photo?

     
    • Piglove

      February 10, 2016 at 9:52 am

      Yes! Doesn’t the food and pictures look wonderful? Wait until next weeks edition – oh my! XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. Skyler Braveheart

    February 10, 2016 at 6:13 am

    What an exciting trip, and to be in such hallowed territory and history. Surely or of the trips of a lifetime! Mama and I love your photos & narrative…lead on!

     
    • Piglove

      February 10, 2016 at 9:52 am

      aaww thank you my sweet friend. Just wait until next weeks edition – the pictures get even better if you can believe that! XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. katsrus

    February 10, 2016 at 7:24 am

    What a wonderful trip that would be. Thanks for sharing.
    Sue B

     
    • Piglove

      February 10, 2016 at 9:53 am

      Thank you my friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. Jovina Coughlin

    February 10, 2016 at 9:17 am

    great post

     
  5. dorysbackyard

    February 10, 2016 at 10:33 am

    Such a beautiful land, and the food looks totally nommy!!!
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

     
    • Piglove

      February 10, 2016 at 11:44 am

      Thanks my sweet friends! It’s only going to get better from here. Hogs and snout kisses. XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. stella rose

    February 10, 2016 at 11:03 am

    thank you for sharing your trip with us.
    stella rose

     
    • Piglove

      February 10, 2016 at 11:44 am

      Thank you for reading about it my sweet friend. Hogs and snout kisses. XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. Reilly-Denny Cowspotdogs

    February 10, 2016 at 2:16 pm

    there are certainly lots of good memories there

     
    • Piglove

      February 10, 2016 at 2:45 pm

      Oh yes my friends. And the places they saw – OMP! Next week, I’m sharing some of the places they went to visit. WOW! XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. databbiesotrouttowne

    February 10, 2016 at 3:07 pm

    bacon…thanx two yur mom & dad for sharin their vacationz !!! itz nice ta see a place we will never get see…we bet they had lotz oh fun huh !!! ♥ de coke can lookz taller N de ones heer ! 🙂

     
    • Piglove

      February 10, 2016 at 4:41 pm

      I know! That coke can looks amazing for sure. But with the iconic red/white – we knew immediately what it was 🙂 XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. gentlestitches

    February 10, 2016 at 10:47 pm

    I think in the top left corner of the third picture, there is something that looks like Bacon? If so then I am surprised because I didn’t think they would serve it there. The rainbow picture was a good “sign” to see first. 😀

     
    • Piglove

      February 11, 2016 at 10:16 am

      Snorts – Nope. I double checked. No bacon – thank goodness for that Auntie Sharon. It was definitely a beautiful trip and that rainbow was so beautiful in that pic. XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. Tails Around the Ranch

    February 16, 2016 at 11:26 pm

    Fantastic photos! Love those ‘moody’ clouds in the first one. ღ

     
    • Piglove

      February 17, 2016 at 9:46 am

      thanks my friend. It was definitely a trip of a lifetime for my Aunt. The next edition comes out this afternoon. So many beautiful pics – it was so hard to pick just a few to write about them! XOXO – Bacon

       

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