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Ashkelons National Park
02-JUL-2005 Photo by Costi©

Ashkelon's National Park

Ashkelon - Israel

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Randy Barish 23-Feb-2008 03:38
Hi, I visited I Israel several times in the 70's. In fact, I was an exchange student at Kfar Silver near Ashkelon from Sep. '72 to June '73. I used to walk to Ashkelon National Park from school very often and found this place to be totally fascinating. I felt like I was going back in time walking by the olive trees and beautiful ruins. The Nike statue here was my favorite place in the entire park. I would sit and marvel at it on sunny afternoons. It added a mysterious, timeless charm to the park. Looking back, I am lucky to have found such beautiful park where the ancient past seemed very much alive. Glad to see the pictures here. Brings back many memories for me!