Category: Travel

Climbing towers and Crossing Bridges

Do you remember ever climbing to the top of a tower? I have done so many times but mostly when I was younger. I was less scared of heights back then. I have no trouble on top of mountains or cliffs cause they are… Continue Reading “Climbing towers and Crossing Bridges”

Great main Streets to visit in westchester and beyond

Great Towns where one can walk a nice Main Street or Business District. Some are close to White Plains and others are worth a trip but farther away. Hartsdale has a nice area of stores and restaurants near the railroad station. Scarsdale has a… Continue Reading “Great main Streets to visit in westchester and beyond”

Transportation in White Plains

How did people get around White Plains before & during colonial days? How did new modes of transport transform WP from a “sleepy” small village into a modern city? Horses: Remember, that modern day horses did not come to America till Europeans brought them… Continue Reading “Transportation in White Plains”

Israel Museum

Only museum opened on Sabbath in Jerusalem is the Israel Museum. I visited the museum with my mother during Sukkot October 2016. We took a cab to the location from our Mamilla Hotel. My mother has difficulty walking so this was a challenge. The… Continue Reading “Israel Museum”

Dead Sea

My trip to the Dead Sea in Ein Bokek (October 2016) was with my mother. We stayed four days at the Spa Club Hotel.  Half the roadway that runs through the resort  was under construction as well as a beach area. There is a small market with… Continue Reading “Dead Sea”

Jerusalem’s Old City

My visit to Old City in Jerusalem from the Mamilla Road through the Jaffa Gate to the Cardo area. King David’s Citadel is at the Jaffa Gate area. Mamilla Road from above: Jaffa Gate Cardo Area of Jewish Quarter:

Sukkot Parade- Jerusalem

     

Tel Aviv- City Walk

My walk from Royal Beach Hotel through HaCamel Market, up on Allenby (below)           Graffiti is everywhere.   Along Rothschild Boulevard           Other places in area include the Big Synagogue and a smaller one.     V   … Continue Reading “Tel Aviv- City Walk”

Western Wall-Faith in Jerusalem

My visit to the Western Wall with my 85 year old mother who was the reason for my trip to Israel. We went this October 2016 in the middle of Sukkot so the crowds made it difficult to get to the wall. My brave… Continue Reading “Western Wall-Faith in Jerusalem”

Tel Aviv-October 2016

Stayed in Tel Aviv during an October 2016 trip to Israel. These are the views from the Royal Beach Hotel. My walk along the Promenade in Tel Aviv and my moment at the Mediterranean Sea: There is one annoying sound one hears from the beach… Continue Reading “Tel Aviv-October 2016”

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