Landscape & Historical Sites

Timna Park AAA_2979.JPGSusita, Golan  AAA_7829.JPGMasada.jpgSamaria; green hills W of Sebastiye, cypresses;  (c) Radu Mendrea.JPGArava DSC_8358.JPGMt Hermon DSC_5462.JPGJudean Desert.JPGTimna Park AAA_3076.JPGDead Sea; salt crusts, blue-green water, Moab Mts; (c) DM.JPGGolan Heights, Banias_waterfall_341_8C51_3_c_Sandu_Mendrea.JPGEin Karem AAA_1224.JPGTimna Park The Mushroom AAA_2500.JPGGALILEE DSC_5263 Photo- Dinu Mendrea .JPGTimna Park; Solomon s Pillars, man in Bedouin clothing; (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGMt Hermon - Ultraorthodox children on vacation DSC_5457.JPGBet Shean.JPGWadi Qelt;  Roman time aqueduct   3B45 (c)SM.jpgZefat (Safed); the old city. Opposite - Meron Mts; (L); (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGBet She an; portal, column, etc. at the foot of Tell el-Husn (opposite the Nymphaeum);  (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGAkko.JPGArava DSC_8032   (C) DINU MENDREA.JPGGalilee, Rosh Pina in the spring  DSC_5077.JPGJaffa; the old harbour (water, boats, town); (L); 6A70; (c) Sandu Mendrea.JPGSea of Galilee from Swiss Forest.JPGArava DSC_8252   (C) DINU MENDREA.JPGArava DSC_8379  (C) DINU MENDREA.JPGBelvoir u Mendrea.JPGBet She arim; Cave of the Sarcophagi, corridor and Sarcophagus w. Lions; (L); (c)Dinu Mendrea.jpgDead Sea, Ein Gedi Beach; the entrance (shadow stripes); (L); 3D2-5; (c)1997 Dinu Mendrea.JPGDead Sea; 7 elder tourists floating; 3D8-3 (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGDead Sea w Moab Mts (purplish, reflecting in the water), salt crusts under the water; (L); 3D10; (c)1997 Dinu Mendrea.JPGEilat, dolphin, Dolphin Reef   AAA_3190.JPGEilat, dolphin, Dolphin Reef.JPGEilat, in the Underwater Observatory 2.JPGEin Karem AAA_1222.JPGEin Karem near Jerus. (birthplace of St. John the Baptist) in spring, diag. terraces (c)DM.JPGEn Gedi Reserve - Ibex 10D10 (c) Dinu Mendrea.JPGEn Gedi,  Iibex  6149 - 27.jpgEn Gedi.JPGGalilee (Lower G., Tir-an Valley near Cana); (c)DM.JPGGalilee (Upper), looking SW from Safed (Zefat); (L); (c)1999 Dinu Mendrea.JPGGalilee, blooming trees in spring; near Megiddo, above Jesreel Valley (c)DM.JPGAkko_harbour_4482.JPGGolan Heights DSC_5402.JPGTabor.JPGGolan Heights DSC_5961.JPGGolan Heights slope, Sea of Galilee, Upper Galilee (in the back) - seen from Susita (Hippos); purple sunset;  (c)Radu Mendrea.JPGGolan Heights slope, SeaofGalilee,Upper Galilee(backgr.)-seen f. Susita (Hippos);(c)DM.JPGGolan Heights, donkeys DSC_6085.JPGGolan Heights, Gamla; the hill w. city destroyed by Romans in 67 C.E.on its left (E) side; (c) Dinu Mendrea.JPGGolan Heights, Hammat Gader, Roman baths; tepidarium (Hall of Pillars) with reconstructed portal;(c)M.JPGGolan Heights, Mt Hermon DSC_5689.JPGGolan Heights, sunrise DSC_5657.JPGGolan Heights, wind turbines, Mt Hermon DSC_5291.JPGHaifa General View DSC_1128.JPGHaifa, German Colony (roofs), Bahai Gardens & Temple DSC_0955.JPGSusita, Golan  AAA_7763.JPGHermon (Ascending towards the Hermon) DSC_5526.JPGHula Valley - reservation DSC_5230.JPGHula Valley - reservation DSC_5246.JPGBird s eye view of Jaffa AAA_7985.JPGJericho Plain, camels,ROZ  on Ammon Mts;  3C50; (c)98DM.JPGJerus., Olive Mt w Kidron Valley (sun only on top); tombs of (left to right) Absalom, Hezir s priestly family, Zechariah; (c)Dinu Me.jpgJerus., Olive Mt Kidron Valley tombs of (left to r.) Absalom, Hezirs priestly fam. Zechariah;(c)DM.jpgJERUSALEM HILLS TERRACES DSC_3194.JPGJordan Valley fish pond at Kibbutz Afikim.JPGJordan Valley fish ponds at Kibbutz Afikim.JPGJordan Valley, kibbutz Bet Zera; dates plantation; (c) Radu Mendrea.JPGJordan Valley; Bedouin, sheep flock, hill; (L); (c)1999 Dinu Mendrea.JPGJordan Valley; Jericho Plain and Judean Mts near El-Maghtas; -1-; (L); (c)1999 Dinu Mendrea.JPGJordan_River_at_Degania_S_of_Sea_of_Galilee_7C20_CSP18cm_c_Sandu_Mendrea.JPGJordan_Valley_at_Kibbutz_Afikim_9915_PS_c_Radu_Mendrea.JPGJordan_Valley_at_Umm_Juni_9315_c_Radu_Mendrea.JPGJordan_Valley_Kibbutz_Degania_A_donkey_in_dates_plantation_c_Radu_Mendrea.JPGTel_Dan_Nature_Reserve_the_Wading_Pool_6041_c_Dinu_Mendrea.JPGJordan.JPGJudean Desert;  Dinu Mendrea.JPGJudean Desert; hills, road, valley w. Bedouin tents; (L); 3A9; (c) SM.JPGMasada DSC_1202.JPGMasada DSC_1269.JPGMasada; aerial view from N; (c)Dinu Mendrea (ackn.Jer.Wings).JPGMasada_ SE wall w Dead Sea_ (c) Radu Mendrea.JPGBetw. Masada si Marea Moarta (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGTimna Park spiral hill AAA_3050.JPGMizpe Ramon (c)Dinu Mendrea  AAA_2277.JPGMizpe Ramon (c)Dinu Mendrea  AAA_2316.JPGArava DSC_8268   (C) DINU MENDREA.JPGMt Arbel (w. caves used by the Zealots), calf; (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGMts above Eilat DSC_8118 (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGNabi Musa; maqam (Muslim shrine) around tomb of Moses  (local tradition); w Moab Mts; (L); (c)1999 Radu M.JPGNabi Musa; maqam built around  tomb of Moses  (local tradition), (c)DM.JPGNabi Musa; maqam built around tomb of Moses (local tradition), w sheep, sunset; (c)SM.JPGNegev, Avdat, Northern Church (inside, looking down; purple light); (L); (c)Dinu Mendrea.jpgNegev, between Masada and Arad (c)Dinu Mendrea DSC_1246.JPGNegev, camels near Beer Sheva (c) DM .JPGNegev, camila.JPGSusita, Golan, AAA_7868.JPGNegev, close to Arad (c)Dinu Mendrea DSC_1279.JPGNegev, near Arad DSC_1293.JPGNegev, Zohar Valley, W of Dead Sea; (L); 3D17-2; (c)1996 Sandu Mendrea.JPGNorthern Dead Sea (c) DM.JPGRosh Haniqra 2 (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGSea of Galilee at sunrise, 2 flying birds; (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGSea of Galilee at sunrise, fishing boat; (c)Radu Mendrea.JPGSea of Galilee from E shore, at sunrise, Golan Heights in the background; (L); (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGSea of Galilee, pier at Tiberias, pilgrim ship; (L); (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGSea of Galilee; 2 --historical-- boats on blue water; (L); (c)Dinu Mendrea.JPGShivta, gen. view with Northern Church; (c)Dinu Mendrea.jpgSouth of Mizpe Ramon  AAA_2342  (C) DINU MENDREA.JPGStone watchtowers W of Bethlehem (near Mt Gillo); -1-; (L); (c)1999 Dinu Mendrea.JPGSusita (Hippos), sunset; ruins (square stone), Golan slopes, Sea of Galilee;(c)Dinu Mendrea.JPG