Paths full of flowers crisscross the area, with Byzantine remains at the higher level, and the walls and buildings of a not-well-enough-fortified Israelite town below.
Nahal Taninim includes a glistening lake, a flowing river, flora, fauna, quarries, a Roman aqueduct, and an entire ancient dam. But no crocodiles.
North of Tiberias is an ever-changing home to teal, cattle egrets, night herons, mallards, cormorants, glossy scarlet ibises, and thousands of strange-looking ducks.
See where half of the Jordan’s waters originate, and where the writer’s husband guarded just before the 1967 war.
Shortly before the Six Day War, Shmuel was stationed at Tel Dan, which at the time was far too close to… Continue reading