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  • A falcon i was lucky to see !
    A falcon i was lucky to see !
    by Sharon
  • Moi, daring to perch atop an abandoned tank
    Moi, daring to perch atop an abandoned...
    by jadedmuse
  • Royalty in the sky
    Royalty in the sky
    by Sharon

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    Be Ginger with the Past's Remains

    by jadedmuse Updated Dec 18, 2005

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    Moi, daring to perch atop an abandoned tank

    Favorite thing: During one of my trips through the Golan Heights, we pulled over to examine the shell of an abandoned tank.

    I don't really know it it's the remnants of a past war (War of 1967 or Yom Kippur War), or simply the Israeli Military leaving behind an empty vessel.

    I'm almost afraid to guess either way.....

    Note: If you drive through the Golan Heights, you're apt to come across similar situations. By all means, get out of your car and get close - but beware that there are some land mines in the area. They're marked and behind barbed wire, thankfully.

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    Practicing Military Maneuvers

    by jadedmuse Updated Dec 18, 2005

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    Favorite thing: Ironically, don't be surprised if you hear/see the Israeli military (IDF) practicing air maneuvers overhead while you're in the Golan. Sometimes they are a couple of helicopters flying back and forth, and sometimes they are fighter jets whizzing overhead. It's not distracting and in fact can be very interesting - a serious reminder that this tiny country must constantly be on its guard.

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    Eagles in Gamla

    by Sharon Updated May 12, 2005
    Royalty in the sky

    Favorite thing: Watching the Eagles in Gamla Nature preserve is one of the most fascinating experiences that i had in my trips within Israel.
    They are Simply amazing, they are so big and yet so Royal, the way they fly...the way they land ... Amazing.
    You can find your self watching them for hours. Just keep the quiet in that place while watching them. thx.
    Oh just one thing, if you like this kind of thing them name sure you have a ninoculars with you and good Camera !

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    Wild Life in the Golan Heights

    by Sharon Written May 12, 2005
    A falcon i was lucky to see !

    Favorite thing: The Golan Heights is one of the areas in Israel where you can be lucky to see beautiful and fascinating animals in nature.
    All you have to do is keep your eyes open cause you never know what and where.....
    When seeing an Animal, whether a wild bird, a pig, a deer an antelope or any other of the animals there (i doubt if you'll be lucky to see any of the woolfs there), PLEASE keep in distance and do not try to chase any of them.

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    A Peaceful Source of Energy

    by jadedmuse Written Dec 18, 2005

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    Favorite thing: I liked seeing the WIND TURBINES as we drove along Highway 98 on our way to visit Mt. Bental.

    When you see them to your east, you'll know that you've almost reached Mt. Bental.

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