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Off the Beaten Track: A Walk through... JPost - Travel - Tel Aviv

Off the Beaten Track: A Walk through… Tel Aviv http://www.jpost.com/ Joe Yudin owns Touring Israel, a company that specializes in “Lifestyle” tours of Israel. Only now is the world really starting to discover Tel Aviv, an absolute jewel of a…

 

 

Only now is the world really starting to discover Tel Aviv, an absolute jewel of a city that lies on the shores of the eastern Mediterranean.  “Jaffa is said to have existed before the flood” wrote the Roman historian Pliny the Elder in the first century.  Follow the alleyways back up behind the church of St. Peter and you will see some of the canon’s used by Ottoman forces to defend the city against Napoleon’s army in 1799. Napoleon won the battle but lost the war eventually leaving the Holy Land forever.  more

By JOE YUDIN

 

 

 


 


 

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