Archive for category Nature

December 27 – Sunset over the ocean

Sun setting over Mediterranean Sea

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View from off the shore of Hadera of late afternoon sunlight over the Mediterranean Sea.

שמש שוקעת מעל הים התיכון. צולם ממול חופי חדרה

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June 4 – Cedar needles

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A close-up of the branches of a cedar tree, taken in a Jerusalem park.

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August 6 – Lebanese border (El Adeisse)

(No post these past couple days because I have been EXHAUSTED.)

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Overlooking the Israel-Lebanon border at El- Adeisse. A shooting incident provoked by the Lebanese army occurred in this area last year on August 3, 2010. An Israeli battalion commander was killed by snipers, and several Lebanese soldiers and a journalist were killed in the Israeli counter-attack.

Wikipedia: 2010 Israel-Lebanon border clash

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July 26 – Beach at Caesaria

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Beach at the Caesaria archeological park. The small peninsula sticking out into the sea is actually King Herod’s “reef palace”, built during the Second Temple period. These days only the foundations remain.

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July 25 – Olive tree in bloom

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An olive tree blooming in the spring, with tiny yellow flowers.

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July 17 – Grass

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July 14 – Swimming in the Dead Sea

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Swimmers in the Dead Sea. The maritime border between Israel and Jordan runs down the center of the sea – the hills in the distance are Jordanian.

Photo taken by @azphare on his iPhone 4.

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June 30 – Beach

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The beautiful beach in the Caesaria archeological park.

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June 29 – Jerusalem olive trees

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Old olive trees in a Jerusalem orchard.

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