9 06, 2017

Lisbon to Tehran by land – October 2017

June 9th, 2017|Eastern Europe, Middle East, Southern Europe, Western Europe|59 Comments

From October 2017 I will travel from Lisbon to Tehran, only by land.  I will visit and photograph the following 21 countries on this journey; Portugal - Lisbon and Porto Spain - A Coruña, Santander, Bilbao France - Toulouse, Montpellier, Marseille, Nice Monaco - Monte Carlo Italy - Milan, Genoa, Pisa, Bologna, Florence, Venice San Marino [...]

20 03, 2017

Petra

March 20th, 2017|Jordan, Middle East|25 Comments

Petra is archaeological site in Jordan, Middle East.  Petra is one of the seven wonders of the world and offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; The Treasury The Siq (a gorge that formed when tectonic forces broke the mountain in 2) Street of Facades Hike through Petra The Royal Tombs The Colonnaded [...]

13 02, 2017

Amman to Petra

February 13th, 2017|Jordan, Middle East|27 Comments

Amman is the capital city of Jordan in the Middle East.  Amman offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Roman Amphitheatre King Abdullah I Mosque Amman Citadel and Temple of Hercules Day trip to the desert castles of Jordan Quseir Amra UNESCO world heritage site After arriving in Amman I organized a taxi [...]

12 02, 2017

Nazareth to Amman – Jordan Visa

February 12th, 2017|Israel, Middle East|19 Comments

Nazareth is a city in Israel and the former home town of Jesus Christ.  Nazareth offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Basilica of the Annunciation Jesus trail (and view of the city) Nazareth old city Mount Tabor (and view of the Sea of Galilee) Salasien church (and view of the city) Greek [...]

11 02, 2017

Tel Aviv to Nazareth

February 11th, 2017|Israel, Middle East|10 Comments

Tel Aviv is the main city of Israel.  Tel Aviv offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers;Old city of JaffaTel-Aviv port and nightlifeYarkon parkEretz Israel museumMuseum of the Jewish people, museum of modern artBauhaus centerYitzhak Rabin CenterTel Aviv promenade and beachesIsrael declared Jerusalem it's capital in 1950 but most countries have all [...]

10 02, 2017

Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

February 10th, 2017|Israel, Middle East|10 Comments

Jerusalem is the capital city in Israel and one of the oldest cities in the world.  Jerusalem offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Temple Mount and Dome of the Rock Old city and Via Dolorosa street Western wall Church of the holy sepulchre Tower of David Yad vashem Gethsemane The garden tomb Mount of [...]

9 02, 2017

Bethlehem to Jerusalem

February 9th, 2017|Israel, Middle East|15 Comments

Bethlehem is a city in Area A of Palestine and the city where Jesus Christ was born.  Bethlehem offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers;Church of nativity (birthplace of Jesus Christ)Milk grottoOld cityShepherd's FieldsHerodiumMar Saba MonasteryAl Khader VillageCremisanBanksy ArtVarious museumsAs there are quite a number of activities and points of interest in [...]

8 02, 2017

Ramallah to Bethlehem

February 8th, 2017|Israel, Middle East|24 Comments

Ramallah is the capital city of Palestine (West Bank) located in Area A.  Ramallah offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Tomb of Yasser Arafat Al-Manara Square (Times square of Ramallah) Various bars and restaurants including Star and Bucks Ramallah has a few budget places to stay but it's recommended you check [...]

28 01, 2017

Jericho to Ramallah

January 28th, 2017|Israel, Middle East|55 Comments

  Jericho is a city in Area A of Palestine (West Bank) which offers the following points of interest for tourists and photographers; Jericho Tell (Tell es-Sultan) Elisha Spring Mount of temptation (and view of the city) Sycamore tree Qasr al Yahud (Jesus Christ baptism site) Hisham's palace Welcome to Jericho Jericho is part of Area [...]