Wednesday, April 20, 2011

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The Land (Photos)

by Reb Akiva @ Mystical Paths

Israel is amazing.  The next curve or turn or hill and there are amazing views.

The hills outside of Modi’in on a stormy day…P1030579

(Relatively) new highway Route 6 (Israel’s first toll road – yay) has opened up Israel’s interior to quick travel.  The northern end terminates at Yokneam, which is the eastern side of the Galil – Israel’s northern interior heartland.

Outside of Beit Lechem HaGalil.  The nearby towns, Jewish, Bedouin and Arab, are built on the hills and the valleys are farmed. 

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With good rains this year, late spring rains, the wheat is strong and tall…

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Horses in Israel?  About 100 years ago in Israel horses were the major way of covering your land and defending your area.  Today a few are still around…

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And wildflowers!  Spring rains bring an explosion of wildflowers!

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Moadim L’Simcha from Eretz HaKodesh!

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