When you come to Lithuania by bus, you will notice a sign near the bus station “Welcome to Lithuania as it is” / it was funny for me to see this because Lithuania is beautiful country, but bus station is not the prettiest place in Vilnius.
So the name of my little blog-excursion of Israel will be named “Welcome to Israel, as it is” / you wanna know Why “as it is” / because Israel is different… If you wanna live in Israel, I’m not the person who you should talk to, but if you are planning your trip, cont. reading )
I have been to Tel Aviv, Haifa and Eilat: three of this cities are absolutely different.
In Tel Aviv there is the old place named Jaffa / beautiful small streets, small shops, small buildings – everything seems very small. You can find galleries and vintage shops, pictures weigh directly in the streets.
The Small Jaffa
Next was Haifa, MMmmm thats really not for me. If you are after 40, you have money to live in Upper Haifa with a sea view and 2 or more kids (which is regular for Israel) – it is place for you and also if you finished army and want to study, there is a good university. Haifa left impression of a quiet city.
Of course a place for tourists – Eilat. Thats the perfect city for those who want to: lie near the sea, read books, “think about beautiful”, drink wine at the night time near the seacoast, enjoy some sea sport (diving or kite surfing), take a look at the gorgeousness of the Red Sea. But one thing what you exactly can’t do in Eilat – is good shopping. Eilat is not shopping place, of course there are shops, but nothing “special”.
Sea Life at Eilat
Back to Tel Aviv, 7h bus ride —- NICE 🙂 Lots of people, skyscrapers, big shopping centers, night clubs and cars cars cars + crazy drivers. There is one place named “Neve Tzedek” – I felt in love with, it is a neighborhood located in southwestern Tel Aviv. It was the first Jewish neighborhood that was built outside the walls of the ancient port of Jaffa. Today, Neve Tzedek is one of Tel Aviv’s latest fashionable and expensive districts, with a village-like atmosphere. Literally, Neve Tzedek means Abode of Justice, but it is also one of the names for God.
Skyscrapers of Tel Aviv and village atmosphere of Neve Tzedek