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Coffee and conversations at the HaBokrim Inn
It was cold, 7deg C. Puppy and I spent 4 days in the Golan Heights staying with a family, as part of our tour plan. Everything that a travel diary can log was done here - visiting, tasting food, trekking and touring nearby places, enjoying Shabbat dinner, even getting the local Police's help to return home in a Police van when we got lost on returning from the Kotel visit in Jerusalem!
Our hosts, the Nigrekar family were hospitality perfecto! Yitzchak, the head of the family was the guide and his car, our convey to all places - north, south and west of Golan. The touring included, Gamla, Meshushim river and waterfall, Zavitan waterfall, Ramat Magshishim, Mizpe Hashalom, the Jordan River, Park HaYarden, a training camp), Kibbutz El Rom, Mt. Bental, Tel a Saki and many little on the way places. And Tel a Saki was the most memorable, bare with signs of the Yom Kippur war - destroyed tanks and stones that stand as memories of the war. This was in contrast to the beautiful and breathtaking natural places of the rest, one to mention the sight overlooking the Lake Kinneret from the Golan!
This log begins with the walk up to the HaBokrim Inn located in the Marom Golan Kibbutz. Once inside, I recognised this place - it is designed like a ranch house - and this was
I have visited and traveled the Holy Land, no better description, for pilgrimage, a tour and even for a Bible feast and have yet not had enough. It is so true when people say, 'The Bible comes alive' - every stone talks here!