Tour Rewind: Bet Shean, Magdala and the Jesus Boat

As we moved to the Galilee area, we settled into the simple, but beautiful Maagan Eden Holiday Village Resort. Nestled on the southern tip of the Sea of Galilee, we had absolutely incredible views and beautiful grounds. Breakfast and dinner were spent in the dining room overlooking the Sea of Galilee, and accommodations at this …

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Around the Sea of Galilee

We awoke to a beautiful day on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Ma'agan Eden Holiday Village is our host and it is a beautiful resort near the southern tip of the Sea of Galilee. Bet Shean Our first stop was Bet Shean, an excavated and rebuilt Roman city, complete with all the things …

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A Trip to the Galilee

Today (sundown Friday to sundown Saturday) was Shabbat, so everything in Israel is pretty much shut down.  Thus, we took the opportunity to make the two hour drive down to Galilee.  "Down" has a different connotation in Israel because, though the Galilee area lies to the north of Jerusalem, one always goes "up" to Jerusalem, …

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Back in the Galilee

We were able to truly "experience" the Galilee area, so come along virtually and enjoy it as well! Ein Gev is a kibbutz on the eastern side of the Sea of Galilee.  Their "claim to fame"....St Peter's fish! Ein Gev is also a launch point for those who wish to set sail on the Sea …

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