I'll be making my third trip to Israel in June of 2017.
Since I haven't posted anything on my blog in the six years since the last trip (April/May of 2011) I've got a lot of catching up to do. So, for a little while I'll be polishing my blogging skills as I prepare for the 28 days I'll be in Israel this June.
Thanks for your patience.
Larry Haverstock February 8, 2017
Various tests and explorations follow.
Nothing you are likely to actually be interested in...
Testing background color
Teahup'o Du Ciel (most beautiful surf video I know)
May 10, 2011 standing on the south wall of Old Jerusalem, west of the Temple Mount, with grey dome of Al-Aqsa Mosque just above the stone to the left of my hat and the Mount of Olives in the background:
Insulted by shepherd's dogs in a field about six miles north and east of Nazareth after they'd rushed at me, loud and threatening, before then bursting into laughter and returning to the shepherd and his flock which were on the hillside to my right. You mangy mutts, I'm still quivering.
Approaching shepherd's flock moments before the dogs in the preceding video burst out of the brush: