Up the Mediterranean Coast We Go!

Welcome back, travelers! We're headed north today, up the Mediterranean Coast and slightly inland. To help with overall bearings, here is a map of Israel with key coastal cities identified. After flying into Tel Aviv, we have journeyed our way inland at times, but primarily up the Mediterranean coast. To provide some context, Caesarea (where …

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Frivolity on the Mediterranean Coast: A Day I will Never Forget

So much to share, so little time! We'll harken back to yesterday's visit to Caesarea by the Sea. Just up the northern Mediterranean Coast from Caesarea is an ancient aqueduct, built by King Herod. It is a true marvel, and also the place where our group experienced something very unique and thrilling for me as …

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US Sixth Fleet Joins Israeli Navy in Joint Exercises in the Eastern Mediterranean

The US Navy announced successful joint exercises in the Mediterranean Sea alongside Israel's Sa’ar 4.5 ships yesterday. Commanders of the two naval forces met aboard the USS Monterey to commemorate the successful joint exercise, and to commit to further cooperation between the two allies. Here is the US Navy's account of the joint venture. Enjoy! …

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The Silent War in the Mediterranean Sea

Turkish warships accompany oil exploration vessel in the Mediterranean Sea Activity is heating up in the Mediterranean Sea, but exactly what's going on there? Several weeks ago Turkish aircraft encroached upon Greek positions in the Mediterranean. A few weeks later, a Turkish sea vessel entered a disputed area with the intent of mapping out an …

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