Tagged: Israel

  • Scrolls from the Holy Land – 7 : Tiberias

    This blog post is part of my Israel travelog series. Click here for Index pagePrevious post: Old City of JerusalemNext post: Cycling around Sea of Galilee From the desert to the green belt. Continued from previous post. Moonrise over the Sea of Galilee, Tiberias Don’t get terrified by the edited picture above. Spending an evening […]

  • Scrolls from the Holy Land – 6 : Old City of Jerusalem

    This blog post is part of my Israel travelog series. Click here for Index pagePrevious post: BethlehemNext post: Tiberias This is where the action is. Map of the Old city of Jerusalem marking the paths I walked on I am very much a map person… Take a look at the map, (I hope it is […]

  • Scrolls from the Holy Land – 5 : Bethlehem

    This blog post is part of my Israel travelog series. Click here for Index pagePrevious post: Mount of OlivesNext post: Old City of Jerusalem Way down in the land of Judea, God sent to the earth a Savior, for all men One star for the Holy Light, Jesus was born in Bethlehem. From Jerusalem to […]

  • Scrolls from the Holy Land – 4 : Mount of Olives

    This blog post is part of my Israel travelog series. Click here for Index pagePrevious post: Magic of the KotelNext post: Bethlehem Good Morning: I woke up to a pleasant Azaan (Adhan अझान) broadcasted from one of the many mosques in the Muslim Quarter. Not much to my surprise, it was a very different accent. […]

  • Scrolls from the Holy Land – 3 : Magic of the Kotel

    This blog post is part of my Israel travelog series. Click here for Index pagePrevious post: First evening in the Old CityNext post: Mount of Olives Continued from previous post. Joining the Jews at the Kotel celebrating the arrival of Shabbat was quite a wonderful and unexpected experience. Shabbaaat Shabbat Shabbat Shabbat Shalom, Hey! Shabbat […]

  • Scrolls from the Holy Land – 2

    This blog post is part of my Israel travelog series. Click here for Index pagePrevious post: From Toronto to JerusalemNext post: Magic of the Kotel December 22: Jerusalem Hostel: I got into my dormitory at New Palm Hostel near the Damascus (दमॅस्कस) gate in the old city of Jerusalem. This hostel is run by Arabs, […]

  • Scrolls from the Holy Land – 1

    This blog post is part of my Israel travelog series. Click here for Index pagePrevious post: Israel ItineraryNext post:First evening in the Old City Finally I start narrating the story 20 December: Canada to Israel Someone told me that El Al (एल आल) terminals are always located at the end of the airport, because they […]

  • Israel itinerary

    This blog post is part of my Israel travelog series. Click here for Index page Next post: From Toronto to Jerusalem Finally I am back home (Toronto) and my travelogue can start now. Shown in the map is the travel itinerary that I followed. Clicking the graphic will enlarge it (albeit in the same window). […]

  • Countown

    I blog this from my hostel in Old Jaffa (Arabic: याफा Hebrew: याफो) sipping some Arabic coffee and watching the clouds take over the city. I have 2 more days in Israel and I am more-or-less going to “do nothing” until I fly back. Seen in the picture is the clock tower of Jaffa, a […]

  • Israel… Here I come

    Finally! The tickets are booked, the visa is secured, bags are packed (ok now thats not true) and I’m all geared up to go. 3 days in Jerusalem – living in an hostel in the Muslim quarter, celebrating Sabbath with guys from Jewish school, praying at the Church of Nativity (where the dude was born) […]

  • Trip to the Holy Land

    Last few days I’ve been excited all the time. Ask me why. Ok I’ll tell anyway. Thats because this time next month I’m going on a trip to Israel sponsored by my b-school. I’m a part of an elite team ‘chosen’ by the school. We are supposed to go to Tel Aviv, whip our magic […]