Photoblogpost – Israel and Palestine

As a nervy ceasefire comes and goes in the latest Israel-Gaza conflict, here is a selection of images from a more settled time in the Holy Land.

Including: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah, the Dead Sea, Haifa and Akko

Tel Aviv beachfront building

Getting the wireless latest

Phone break

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Sunlight in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

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Mini Dome of the Rock, Muslim Quarter, Jerusalem Old City

Mini DSweets, Muslim Quarter, Jerusalem Old City

MiniVegetables and spices, Muslim Quarter, Jerusalem Old City

Tractor, Muslim Quarter, Jerusalem Old CIty

Woman, Bethlehem

Manger Square, Bethlehem

Bethlehem

Bethlehem View out from Bethlehem

Woman in Bethlehem

 

Bethlehem

Part of a separation wall, en route from Bethlehem to Ramallah

Part of a separation wall en route from Bethlehem to Ramallah

Flag monument in centre of Ramallah

Morning view over Ramallah

Morning street scene, Ramallah

Street scene, Ramallah

Street scene, Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem Old City

Bar Mitzvah, Jewish Quarter, Jerusalem Old City

South-east view out from Jerusalem Old City

The Western Wall

Riot shields in place on the walkway up to al-Aqsa Mosque

The Dome of the Rock

The Dome of the Rock

The Dead Sea comes into view

The dry dusty beauty of the mountains on the west coast of the Dead Sea

On the road

The Jordanian Dead Sea coast

Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial

The Shrine of the Báb, Haifa

View over Haifa from the Baha'í Gardens

Boy leaping from Ottoman old town ramparts in Akko

 

 

May 2014

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