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The orchids of Utopia Park, turtles of the Alexander River and a Bauhaus restaurant

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Today’s off the beaten path adventure will take us slightly inland, away from the coast, into Emek Hefer. This valley of kibbutzim and moshavim, just to the east and north of Netanya, will give us the opportunity to stroll through eucalyptus groves on the banks of the Alexander River while watching large turtles sun themselves […]

The Sorek Stalactite Cave and the Emperor’s Road

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Alexander river bridge IsraelOur destination today is one of the most unusual natural sites that Israel has to offer, the Sorek cave in the Judean Mountains near Bet Shemesh. We’ll have lunch nearby and then explore the remains of an ancient khan with it’s well-preserved mosaic floors, and hike down the Emperor’s Road…