The amazing Ba'hai gardens in Haifa, Israel. Located on a steep hillside, this formal garden cascades down in symmetrical terraces full of color and unique forms. Open to the public, but make a reservation to visit.
A checklist for the must-see Most Holy Places in Jerusalem, including The Sea of Galilee, the Via Dolorosa, Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Tips for Traveling to Israel + Where to Eat and Where to Stay in Jerusalem.
This shows a full satellite view of the Nile River. You can see the differences in the width of the river as it travels through the desert and at its end at the Mediterranean Sea. It is more difficult to track once the surrounding area gets full of life again, but based on the nearby lakes, you can locate the origins of the Blue and White Nile Rivers.
Petra, Jordan - The tiny city carved into stone that my dad loved so much. I want to go there to walk the streets, visit the biblical sites, see his neighborhood where he grew up, the church his family attended, just to feel what he felt as a kid, and understand why he loved this little place so much. He left so long ago, never to return home, but his heart always belonged to Jordan...