Massada

Masada, Israel

Masada is an ancient fortification in Israel located on top of an isolated rock plateau on the eastern edge of the Judaean Desert. Tourists enjoy the view overlooking the Dead Sea. January 2010. Massada est une ancienne forteresse in Israël situé au sommet d’un plateau sur la bordure est du désert de Judée. Les touristes…

Jaffa

Jaffa, Israel

Jaffa is one the oldest Mediterranean ports. The atmosphere at the Jaffa Flea market, where you find antiques, handmade and second hand items, is very different from the one in the modern Tel Aviv. December 2009. Jaffa est un des plus vieux ports de la Méditerranée. L’atmosphère au marché aux puces de Jaffa, où on…

Saint-Jean d'Acre

Acre, Israel

The restaurant is in Acre, a few miles miles from the Lebanese border. The place is called « Saïd ». They prepare humus which said to be the best of the world. It is true that it is delicious. And Acre, as a city of the Knights Hospitaller of St John, is definitely worth a visit. December…

Jerusalem, Israel

David Street is one of the most interesting streets in the old city of Jerusalem. Close to Jaffa Gate, the street hosts a market which has now become a tourist market. It is an ideal area for people watching. December 2009. David Street est une des rues les plus intéressantes dans la vieille ville de Jérusalem. Près de la porte de Jaffa,…

Jerusalem, Israel

In the 19th century, women were allowed to pray at the Western Wall. Today, only men can access the Wall and the Torah Ark covered section. There is however in Jerusalem a feminist organization whose goal is to secure the rights of women to pray at the Western Wall. December 2009. Au XIXème siècle, les…

Dead Sea, Israel

Tourists can still enjoy a therapeutic mud bath in the Dead Sea. But this may no longer be possible in a few years. In recent decades, the Dead Sea has been rapidly shrinking because of diversion of incoming water from the Jordan River to the north. January 2010. Les touristes peuvent encore apprécier un bain…