Category Archives: 03. Middle East

Muscat, (Oman)

“Cryptus Portus (the Hidden Port)”, “Moscha Portus” Continuing on our journey bound for Tanzania, this is our second intermediary stop after Luxembourg City and Nancy. Muscat it is then for the entire day since the very early morning until the … Continue reading

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Jerusalem, (Israel)

“Urušalim”, “Yerushalayim”, “City of Peace”, “Fortress of Zion”, “Salem”, “City of David” Continuing on our tour in Israel, we move onto the tourist destination number one in the country. One of the oldest cities in the world. Considered the holy … Continue reading

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Bethlehem, (Israel)

“Beit Lachama”, “Bayt Laḥm”, “House of Meat”, “House of Bread” After already spending the day before sightseeing in Jerusalem, we planned in between a half day visit to Bethlehem. A city impossible to miss while visiting Israel, although I should say in … Continue reading

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Masada and the Desert of Judea, (Israel)

“Hebrew meaning for Fortress”, “The last Jewish holdout to fall to Rome” On a rather unplanned and unexpected free extra day that happened out of miracle; well, I confess, because of having nothing else to see and do back in … Continue reading

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Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee, (Israel)

“Named after Roman Emperor Tiberius”, “Arabic Ṭabariyyah”, “Tveria” Squeezing to the limit on an already extremely busy non-stop day we managed to somehow leave Nazareth with just enough time before the sunset and make a quick visit to Tiberias and the … Continue reading

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Nazareth, (Israel)

“Home of Joseph and Mary”, “Childhood Home of Jesus”, “The Arab Capital of Israel” On our second stop for this tour around Israel, we visited the historic and biblical city of Nazareth combined with a short visit to Tiberias, the Sea … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv, (Israel)

“Old New Land”, “Hill of Springs” Finally the moment we decided to go to Israel came. It has been for some years now in our “near future plans”, but was always been postponed on behalf of other destinations, mostly price … Continue reading

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Doha, (Qatar)

“Al-Bidda”, “Ad-Dowha”, “The Big Tree” It’s great and nice to return to a city and place I so much enjoyed in the past, even if this is only for just a day as a stop over on our way to Japan. … Continue reading

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