This was my favorite day I think.
But it’s so hard to choose.
Visiting Joppa was more than I expected.
It took us a while to get there.
Even though it was the hottest day on our tour – we enjoyed it very much. (Thank God for well air conditioned buses on our return!)
But first …………….
We saw these buildings from all angles in our travels – now here on the ground we could see their size!
We all really wondered about that twisty one!
Jaffa, City in Israel – Description -Jaffa, in Hebrew Yafo and in Arabic Yaffa and also called Japho or Joppa, the southern and oldest part of Tel Aviv-Yafo, is an ancient port city in Israel. Wikipedia
This explains the discrepancy in spellings and pronunciations.
Tower in South City Centre (Tel Aviv)
This huge tower, the first skyscraper in Israel opened in 1965, is one of Tel Aviv’s major landmarks and a notable part of its skyline. It has permanent exhibits on the history of Tel Aviv in the foyer and on the 1st floor.
We listened to a guide that knew so many facts, had so much knowledge, and was funny to boot – It was hard to keep up.
We also got to see about twenty minute long documentary about Israeli/Tel Aviv history.
To find out what all those displays (and our guide) are talking about, you can click here; https://israelforever.org/programs/myherzl/who_was_theodor_herzl/
Our day of touring, our week in fact, was over, and we headed back to our hotel in Herzilya in time to visit the beach on the Mediterranean Sea.
We stayed at a brand new hotel in Herzilya called Herod’s.
Just a ten minute walk to the sea.
It was much more than a ten minute walk when you decide to walk along the sea wall.
This is the actual sea wall, and the place we stayed, click here if you want to know more; https://econcretetech.com/seawall-units-herzliya-marina/
Our room was in the far left horseshoe shaped building.
That’s it for now – but next time I will just share some random photos – neighborhoods, plants, walls, buildings and such.
About two more posts for our trip to Israel, I hope you’re enjoying them.
I hope to see you again next time.
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(In lieu of some new content I am working on, I am re-sharing a favorite post from a past series, originally posted in October of 2019 – Enjoy.)