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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Flashback Feature #22–Israel Part 1

My Flashback Feature Series has been on hiatus the past two weeks due to Passover. But now it’s back! This month I’ll be sharing my family’s trip to Israel which was two years ago in April of 2011. Simon was 7 months old, Zachary was 3.5 and Gabbie was 6. We went for Passover and visited Dave’s sister and family, who moved to Israel in 2009. There are a lot of photos – hopefully they will be interesting and enjoyable!

Simon at the airport. We left on April 14 and this was Simon’s official 7 month old photo.

Our first official stop of the trip was the Old City of Jerusalem and the Western Wall – or Kotel. This is the most holy place for Jewish people. The Old City is all stones and beautiful!


Eating in Israel is the best!


These are my kids with 2 of my nephews.

Following my nephew down the street.

Another nephew.

A constant source of entertainment:
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It is a joke that if you ask an Israeli for directions, they say to go “straight, straight, straight.” Well, the GPS said it too.IMG_4223

We visited “Genesis Land” which is a reenactment type place about how life was in the times of the Torah. We went with my in-laws and 3 of our nephews.

We got to ride camels!

We sat in a tent and learned about Abraham.IMG_4235IMG_4238IMG_4241IMG_4243IMG_4244

The view of the desert:

2nd camel ride – Zachary and me!

Next we visited the Dead Sea.
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What do you think so far? Want to see more? Every Tuesday this month will feature pictures from our trip to Israel!


Janine Huldie said...

Looked like an awesome trip so far. And I am a huge fan of the Flashback series and do this with Wordless Wednesday on my blog, too!! :)

Tamar SB said...

I remember Genesis Land!! I went to the Dead Sea on one of the hottest days they had ha in so long to is wasn't too pleasant!

What a fun flashback! And the gps, oy!

Annie One Can Cook! said...

What a beautiful country! LOVE the pics!!

Breenah said...

So cool :)

Kera @ Nugget On A Budget said...

Wow, so awesome! It's looks like you had great weather. I always thought it would be fun to visit the Dead Sea. I can't wait to see more photos :)

Holly Higgins said...

That looks like an amazing trip!

Leslie @ Violet Imperfection said...

Wow, beautiful pictures! I can't wait to see more.

Jennifer said...

Great photos! Israel is so beautiful. I went there when I was 22.