Tagged: Israel

  • Scrolls from the Holy Land – 13 : Story so far…

    This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Shalom (शलोम)…. infact being a Saturday, I must say “Shabbat Shalom” (शब्बात शलोम) 🙂 It’s been six months since I last posted a travelog on Isreal and so, here is a brief(!) recap. The links will […]

  • Old city of Acre

    This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Akko (Acre): an ancient gateway to the middle east. About 23km north of Haifa almost to the northernmost tip of Haifa bay is the city of Akko (आक्को) or Acre (आक्रे). It is connected on the […]

  • Haifa and the Bahai’s

    This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery On the banks of the Kishon River, the port city of Haifa is a mosaic of diversity and home to the Bahai faith. A bus journey from Tiberias (तिबेरीया) took me to Haifa (हाईफा) in less […]

  • Safed and the Kabala

    This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Safed is one of Judaism’s 4 holy sites and is the center of Kabbalah, the mystical aspect of Judaism. Note: This post is going to be superficial since I just ‘touched’ Safed. Honestly, I underestimated its […]

  • Beit She’an

    This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery Main street of the ancient city of Beit She’an Beit She’an (बेट श्यान, खरंच एखाद्या बेटासारखं ‘शानदार’ शहर आहे) is a city between Jerusalem and Tiberius, very close to Jordan. Historically, this location has been important […]

  • Cycling around the Sea of Galilee

    This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery A 72km bike ride along the Sea of Galilee coast checking out prominent Biblical sites. 7:30, I start with the sunrise. Sea of Galilee Sea of Galilee (गॅलिले), slso known as Lake Kinneret (किनारेट), is the […]

  • Tiberias

    This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery From the desert to the green belt. Tiberias (तिबेरीया / टायबेरीया) is a town about 180km north of Jerusalem. Located in the Lower Galilee region, Tiberias is a quiet, mid-size centre on the western shore of […]

  • Old City of Jerusalem

    This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery This is where the action is. Old city of Jerusalem is approximately 1 sq.km. piece of land housing few of the holiest sites of Abrahamic religions. It is divided into four quarters namely: Armenian Quarter, Christian […]

  • Bethlehem – Church of Nativity

    This post is part of my Israel travel series Scrolls from the Holy Land: Travel stories | Photo gallery 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 Bethlehem: Bethlehem, being in Palestinian […]