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The Med : Rosh Hanikra to Nahariyya

The caves at Rosh HaNikra were originally a natural limestone formation. There is a legend that they are haunted by the ghost of a young lady being carted off as an unwilling bride but jumped from the cliff. Then a tunnel was pushed through for a Cairo to Instanbul railway, then blown up by Haganah in 1947. Now the caves are a tourist attraction, though the barbed wire entanglements and security gates across the road into the Lebanon are less scenic. When you can choose road or rail with no passport control, you will know the world is on its way to peace.

Nahariyya is a normal Mediterranean seaside town, nearly
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The caves
The caves
my daughter taking the part of ghost
my daughter taking the part of ghost
the railway: one of the roads to hell paved with good intentions
the railway: one of the roads to hell paved with good intentions
are fences bars to freedom?
are fences bars to freedom?
Rosh HaNikra from Nahariyya
Rosh HaNikra from Nahariyya
street cafe in Nahariyya
street cafe in Nahariyya
fishing at sundown
fishing at sundown
date palms down the dual carriageway
date palms down the dual carriageway
grandfather and grandaughter - there is always one subject you have in common with anyone over 63
grandfather and grandaughter - there is always one subject you have in common with anyone over 63
next generation of cousins outside memorial exhibition for children of the holocaust (at Kibbutz Lohamei Hageta'ot)
next generation of cousins outside memorial exhibition for children of the holocaust (at Kibbutz Lohamei Hageta'ot)