Articles - Israel

Church of All Nations - Jesus and Judas in the Garden of Gethsemane

During our first visit to the Old City of Jerusalem during our January trip to Israel, we visited numerous sites significant in Christianity. Our first stop was the Church of All Nations, also known as the Basilica of the Agony or the Church of the Agony. This is one of the architectural images I captured [ read more ]

Church of the Loaves and Fishes

We spent the past two days travelling around the north of Israel, visiting the Sea of Galilee, Ramat HaGolan (Golan Heights), and Rosh HaNikra near the Israel-Lebanon border. Yesterday we visited the Church of the Loaves and Fishes, which is located on the north-west shore of the Sea of Galilee in the area where Jesus [ read more ]

The Mountains of Ein Gedi

During our two-day adventure around the Dead Sea in Israel, this is one of the few moments during which we had relatively clear skies. Route 90 heading south from Ein Gedi to Eilat was flooded due to very unusual torrential rainstorms that have been plaguing Israel for the past five days. At this location not [ read more ]

The Dead Sea

We have just spent two days around the Dead Sea in the southern part of Israel. For the past four or five days, Israel has been subject to many storms and downpours of torrential rain, which has caused extensive flooding. This morning we got to see a very rare event: flooding in the desert. Our [ read more ]

Shalom from Tel Aviv

Shalom from Tel Aviv. Xenedette and I are in Israel for a few weeks. Tonight we headed to the Azrieli Centre in central Tel Aviv, where I shot this twilight cityscape looking south-west over Tel Aviv and towards the Mediterranean Sea. Unbelievable as it may sound, our time in Israel so far has been wet [ read more ]

We Are off to Israel too!

It has been barely two days since I announced our trip to Africa in the coming months, but tonight we have also booked a separate trip to Israel in January. It has been twelve years since I have been overseas, and in two days we have booked two trips, both to take place three months [ read more ]